Philanthropy With Purpose


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Prioritizing charitable giving, to some, may seem like a distraction from work. At DMC Atlanta, though, we believe that philanthropy and producing quality work go hand in hand. Whether we're raising awareness for men's prostate and mental health or hosting a blood drive to benefit a local hospital, we know that our commitment to being socially responsible as a corporation produces better business leaders who generate better results for our clients. 

Our Recent Philanthropy Event

This past Monday, the DMC Atlanta team hosted a blood drive with Life South at one of our after-hour office favorites, Dunwoody Tavern. As one of the leading suppliers of blood to the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Life South calling our company and asking for help was a cosmic sign. Dunwoody Tavern, who graciously agreed to host us, allowed Life South to park their donation van and helped us attract 40 people to the event in a 2-hour time span! Of those 40 attendees, 10 donated to our cause, supplying Life South with varying blood types needed for surgeries, transfusions, and more.

Why It's Important To Incorporate Philanthropy Into Your Personal Routine

Philanthropy gives people an opportunity to get excited about a cause bigger than themselves. No matter the motivator, be it animals, kids, poverty, dental care, or curing diseases, we encourage our team members at DMC Atlanta to find what moves them and get behind it. Whether they allocate their free time outside of work to giving back or bring their ideas to our management team to get the whole company involved, we vocalize often the importance of recognizing your blessings and gifts and using them to pay it forward. With as many hours as there are in the week, we can all find time every month or quarterly to do something kind for someone else, right?! It's called good karma for a reason!

Why It's Important To Incorporate Philanthropy Into Your Organization

Work should be more than just a focus on the bottom line. Great companies believe in the development of their team members, personally and professionally, into the best version of themselves. Industry leaders who place philanthropy as a core value have better morale, employee engagement inside and outside of work, and retention because they have provided a workplace that goes beyond clocking in and out; they've provided a workplace of purpose. Philanthropy allows teams to bond, "do good", and put positive energy into the world. 

How To Find Your Cause

Maybe you know what cause hits home already, or maybe, like most, you're still trying to find what moves you. If that's the case, we encourage you to take a look at a national registry of nonprofits and decide what you would want to invest your time in. When you do find something that interests you, like donating at a soup kitchen or collecting textbooks for impoverished kids, ask your company to get behind you, whether that be through participation or monetary donation. We think you'll be surprised at the overwhelming response to help. 

What has allowed our business to scale over the last 15 years is our emphasis on integrity, mindfulness, and philanthropy. To everyone who came out to our recent event, thank you for your generosity. We consider ourselves so fortunate to be in such great company, surrounded by people who want to make a positive impact in more ways than one. Stay tuned as we gear up for "Movemeber" and aim to raise over $60,000 before 2018 ends!

Our TEAM

Shamar Robinson

Manager

Shamar was born and raised in Marietta. He is no stranger to hard work and is currently building his own sports team!

Julia Ling

Human Resources Recruiter

Julia was born in Iowa, but her dad's job moved her family out to the suburbs of north Atlanta. From there, her love for lemonade and the word "Y'all" grew.

Michael Cosper

Manager

Michael was raised south of Atlanta. He is a rabid UGA fan who runs our team in Nashville with his wife, Vianca. Go Dawgs!

Chad Harpole

Manager

Chad Harpole started in the company in Austin, TX.

Jared O'Brien

Account Manager

Jared is a great leader at DMC Atlanta. He lives with his wife and sons in South Atlanta. His wife is cooler than he is.

Nicole Borden

Manager

Nicole is one of the most competitive people we know, and we never have any clue what might come out of her mouth!


Jennifer Hemelgarn

Manager

Jen is originally from West Palm Beach, Florida and has a degree from UCF in Early Childhood Education.  Her dog is smarter than your honor student.

Mike Figueroa

Manager

Mike was born in New York, NY but raised in Atlanta, GA and attended the State University of West Georgia.

Savanah Hart

Human Resources Recruiter

Savanah is an Atlanta native who graduated from Valdosta State.  If you thank her for something, you will immediately know she worked at Chic-Fil-A

Corey Simmons

Account Manager

Corey was born in Philly and grew up in Atlanta and was an Olympic Jockey.  Kidding - He played football at South Carolina.  

Andres Campanucci

Manager

"The Nucci" is a native of Buenos Aires, Argentina. If you don't like him, it's you, not him.  He's awesome.

Dan Bazuin

Manager

Dan was raised in a northern Michigan, runs an office in Detroit, and has the nickname "Bear Claw." Dan joined our team after a couple of years in the NFL. 

Daniel Uzamere

Account Manager

Originally from Nigeria, Daniel is a rising star in on the DMC Atlanta team who can occasionally be spotted dancing in the office.

Tia Maiello

Human Resources Recruiter

Tia grew up in a tiny town in Upstate New York and loves being a part of DMC Atlanta's growth. We love it when she says "calendar."  

Adam Dorfman

President & CEO

Adam founded DMC Atlanta in 2003. He is a bourbon and food snob who loves his family and live music. He is also a proud "Headblade" proponent.

Ganessa Pickens

Assistant Manager

Ganessa is from Riverside, CA, but we are slowly converting her to sweet tea.  She has mastered the non-duckface selfie.


Alethea Burke

Manager

Alethea was born Alaska, spent most of her childhood in Florida, but claims Atlanta as her home.  Occasionally Adam hides in her hair when Jenna is being really loud.

Cole Branch

Manager

Cole is from Marietta and attended Mercer University, where he played lacrosse and graduated in May of 2014. He might be the nicest person we've ever met.

Austin Owen

Manager

Austin was born and raised in Atlanta. He has traveled the US in search of the perfect protein shake.

Chris Auwarter

Manager

Chris grew up in a small town in NY and runs an office in Dallas, TX.  He is a proud Cleveland Browns Fan.  Seriously.  He is.

Rae Stafford

Human Resources Manager

Rae has been a part of the DMC Atlanta team since 2012. She is head of HR and has an unnatural love of queso.

Jenna Huss

VP of Development

Jenna is DMC Atlanta's VP of development. She is one of the smartest people we know, but she has no idea how loud she is.