Moments Matter

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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Partnership with Brookfield Residential Leads to Austin Expansion

August 31, 2020 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief 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 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 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 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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Purposeful Stuff: Installment #2

April 16, 2020 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Brand Officer

To a “t” our team members are “students of life,” soaking up opportunities for learning and growth in all its forms. A lot of that learning come from reading, viewing, and listening. As we all adjust to full-time #WFH, our team has been reading, viewing, and listening. A lot. Even more so than usual. This…

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Lighting the Night with Hope

April 10, 2020 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief 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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Grace in uncertainty

April 7, 2020 by Jennifer A. Barefoot Chief Brand Officer

These are unsteady times. For all of us. Life is anything but normal. And the uncertainty is challenging. For all of us. Everyone right now is trying to find our way forward, caring for ourselves, our families, our friends, and our communities. At DMB Community Life, we care deeply about the communities we manage. We…

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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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