Tari Fowler

Tari Fowler

Las Vegas, NV, US



Lutron Electronics, Las Vegas, NV, US, Project Coordinator - hospitality, retail, commercial

• Manage multi-million dollar projects, including $2 million construction of The Cosmopolitan Resort and Casino; work directly with electrical contractors and distributors to ensure budget and schedule meet scope
• Analyze electrical engineering drawings and determine proper lighting control system based on budget considerations and expert opinions; develop quotations for approximately 50 jobs per month, with 75% resulting in order
• Create and facilitate tailored educational programs to teach clients about the benefits of energy saving lighting control solutions

Apr 2010 - current

(Self Employed), Las Vegas, Project Manager

• Received referrals from previous clients to offer contract work for national clients; responsible for communicating with clients and contractors to determine project scope and schedule
• Produced construction documents in AutoCAD for submittal to building department; delivered detailed project work on schedule 100% of the time

Nov 2008 - Apr 2010

MCG Architecture, Las Vegas, Project Manager - retail, commercial, hospitality

• Planned and prepared projects, in AutoCAD, from schematic to construction document phase per local building and accessibility codes
• Collaborated with design teams of national clients, such as Starbucks and Dollar Tree, to verify designs for tenant improvements and ground up stores
• Performed due diligence and feasibility studies for project potential and made recommendations to executive team on project’s viability
• Led evaluations of site surveys for client review and determination to move forward
• Managed project documents during permitting process and construction
• Coordinated consultants to ensure a harmonious correlation of drawings for plan review submittal
• Teamed with contractors and subcontractors in both design-build and design-bid-build situations to keep drawings and specifications current and deadlines a primary focus

Apr 2003 - Nov 2008

Swisher & Hall, Las Vegas, Lead Drafter

• Produced construction documents, in AutoCAD, for submittal to the building department; worked with cross-functional team to meet deadlines
• Evaluated amendments for the IBC2003 code book as member of City of Las Vegas code officials

Jan 2003 - Apr 2003

SCA Design, Las Vegas, Lead Drafter - residential, retail

• Oversaw the modification and implementation of architectural plans for a variety of construction projects, including custom homes, retail, commercial and industrial projects
• Prepared AutoCAD documents for building approval; handled all revisions and re-submittals
• Worked directly with clients to review designs, discuss challenges and refine overall goals

Jan 1998 - Jan 2003


University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Bachelors, Architecture

Bachelor of Science - Architecture

Aug 1997 - May 2001

Eastern Arizona College, Safford, Liberal Arts

AA degree - Liberal Arts

Aug 1992 - May 1994

Areas of Specialization