Moments Matter

Commitment to team health & safety

April 15, 2021 by Suzanne Walden-Wells CEO

We have received questions from board members and stakeholders regarding DMB Community Life’s vaccine policy as it relates to our team members. We are also witnessing heightened tension and impatience among residents who refuse to wear masks in our amenities now that mask requirements have been lifted in some states. Although our boards and developer…

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Book Discussion: Upstream

February 8, 2021 by Suzanne Walden-Wells CEO

I love books. I love the way they smell and the sound they make when you open them for the first time. I love the satisfaction I feel when I finish a chapter or – better yet – when I finish the entire thing. Then I get to decide whether to pass it on to…

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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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DMB Community Life Commitment to Education Recognized with ASPRA*tions Award

November 19, 2020 by Abigail Spong Coordinator, Communications

DMB Community Life is honored to accept the 2020 ASPRA*tions Award, courtesy of the Arizona School Public Relations Association, in the category of Individual, Business, Foundation, Civic/Community Contributions to Public Education. It’s no secret that with strong communities comes strong schools, and DMB Community Life is dedicated to creating impactful experiences that transcend our physical…

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Purposeful Stuff: Installment #6

November 16, 2020 by Abigail Spong Coordinator, Communications

Amidst juggling a pandemic in our own homes and in the communities in which we work, we believe it’s important to take note of our daily triumphs, big or small. This installment of Purposeful Stuff gathers some notable moments that have made an impact on our company and in our communities within these past few…

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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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Purposeful Stuff: Installment #5

August 20, 2020 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Culture & Brand Officer

Co-creation of community – it is what we do. Whether we are helping a neighbor navigate design review or hosting a community-wide tradition and anything in between, this is how we approach community building. We do this because we know that we can achieve more together, in partnership with our residents, than we can on…

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Purposeful Stuff: Installment #4

July 2, 2020 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Culture & 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 #3

May 13, 2020 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Culture & Brand Officer

It’s a great question: What do you plan to take with you – or to leave behind – from this shared stay-at-home experience? This installment of Purposeful Stuff notes six of the simple pleasures some of our team members are holding tight to when in-person-contact and in-office-working is permitted again.      One: “I will continue to reach…

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