Moments Matter

Purposeful Stuff #7: Monica Wolf 2020 CLOY

February 4, 2021 by Abigail Spong Coordinator, Communications

From Patsy’s hard-to-beat camp set-up and Andrew’s initiation of the Polar Plunge Challenge, to a deep dive into our Councils of Excellence and a blast from the past during our childhood photos game – Camp Community Life 2021 was nothing short of memorable. However, recognizing some pretty inspiring colleagues was the cherry on top of the three-day affair.  The Community Lifer of the Year (CLOY) Award recognizes a teammate that exemplifies DMB…

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Meet the DMB Community Life Finance & Accounting Team

September 12, 2020 by Abigail Spong Coordinator, Communications

DMB Community Life’s Finance & Accounting Team is top-notch. These folks are responsible for making sure we are prudent in our planning and balanced in what we’ve accomplished. For a good definition of an accountant, our team leans on a quote from the great Iranian Accountant  Muḥammad ibn Mūsā al-Khwārizmī’ (lived in the 9th century):…

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Partnership with Brookfield Residential Leads to Austin Expansion

August 31, 2020 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Culture & Brand Officer

DMB Community Life is proud to share some exciting news that has been months in the making – a defining partnership to lead community management at Brookfield Residential Austin. As of September 1, 2020, DMB Community Life has been retained to lead community management of Brookfield’s Easton Park, Kissing Tree, and Retreat at Dripping Springs…

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Lighting the Night with Hope

April 10, 2020 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Culture & Brand Officer

Right now, our Team – with a capital T – is doing some of its very best work, coming up with inspiring and creative ways to engage. And our Residents are responding with enthusiasm and unprecedented appreciation. Case in point: Light the Night. On April 9 at 7:30 PM sharp every DMB Community Life community…

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Purposeful Stuff: Installment #1

March 11, 2020 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Culture & Brand Officer

Our team receives and shares a lot of good and purposeful stuff. A recent email from our dear friend Greg Fuson inspired us to consider curating these goodies to share more broadly. If our team and our partners dig it, maybe others would too. So here it is. The first installment of Purposeful Stuff where…

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2019 Community Lifer of the Year: Christine Jakupovic

January 31, 2020 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Culture & Brand Officer

Graceful, confident, tenacious, creative and fun. Those are just a few truths about Christine Jakupovic, 2019 Community Lifer of the Year. The past year was one of incredible growth for our company, including expansion into Colorado. Key to our success in the region was Christine, Community Engagement Manager at Inspiration in Aurora. Or as we…

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DMB Community Life Managing Inspiration Community

November 15, 2019 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Culture & Brand Officer

November 1, 2019 marked another milestone in the trajectory of DMB Community Life with official notice to the Inspiration community in Aurora, CO that our team has taken on community management. Since March of 2019, our CO team has been leading community management for Hilltop Club at Inspiration, aka Inspiration Community Association, Inspiration’s 55+ community….

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Our 2019 Summer Interns

July 23, 2019 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Culture & Brand Officer

Our team hosted two interns for the summer: Riley Zavala and Izzy Reed knocked it out of the so-called park, helping support our team’s writing, photo, administrative, data collection and entry, compliance, and project coordination tasks. These hands-on internships provided substantial experience and contributed toward fulfilling our summer goals. More about Izzy Born in Columbus,…

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From the AZ Valley to the CO Hilltop

March 1, 2019 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Culture & Brand Officer

On March 1, 2019, DMB Community Life began leading community management services for Inspiration Community Association, Inc., aka Hilltop Club at Inspiration. Our team is settling right in, collaborating with Hilltop neighbors to shape life in this beautiful and unique 55+ community – part of the all-ages community, Inspiration, in Aurora, Colorado. With parks, open…

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Team Building: One Taco at a Time

February 13, 2019 by Kimberly Crowther Miller Executive Director, Eastmark

You know the old saying that the cobbler’s kids have no shoes? Well, one of the perils of working in the community building business is that we’re often so focused on facilitating connections on behalf of the communities we serve, we forget to take the time to build relationships among ourselves. Before you know it,…

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