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Meet the DMB Community Life Finance & Accounting Team

September 12, 2020 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Brand Officer

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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Purposeful Stuff: Installment #4

July 2, 2020 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Brand Officer

Our people. They rock. And they roll. It’s a job requirement in our line of business. That’s because community is fun AND messy. Community also happens at any given moment – it doesn’t check in between 9 to 5. As our team has picked up speed, adjusting to real-time requirements, we have become adept at…

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Purposeful Stuff: Installment #1

March 11, 2020 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief 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 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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Our 2019 Summer Interns

July 23, 2019 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief 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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Team Building: One Taco at a Time

February 13, 2019 by Kimberly Crowther Miller Director, Community Engagement

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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2018 Community Lifer of the Year: Ana Feyereisen

November 23, 2018 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Brand Officer

What does it mean to be a Community Lifer? It means that we are purpose driven and passionate about what we do. It means that we subscribe to our values – TRUST, RECIPROCITY, SPIRIT & LEGACY – and we believe in them, deeply. We stand by every word of our newly minted Manifesto and we…

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