What It Means To Be The Best & Brightest

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DMC Atlanta is honored to be among a select group of elite companies voted as the Best & Brightest to work for, both in Atlanta AND nationwide. These accolades bring great pride and sentiment, as we look at how far we have grown as an organization in our 15 years. Our team, most importantly, deserves all the recognition (and then some!) for the effort they put in every single day. Having their efforts recognized through these awards is humbling for everyone - and of course, a reason for a few bragging rights!

Being awarded with such an honor definitely makes us even more determined to keep going and keep GROWING!! We have big goals and we know they are not going to achieve themselves, so don’t expect a slowdown from DMC Atlanta anytime soon! Our focus moving forward will be to continue expanding and developing our team while exceeding our client standards.

Since we are a people helping people business, we wanted to share a few tips that we feel landed us a spot on the list of the 101 Best & Brightest companies in the nation and Atlanta's 2018 Best & Brightest!

Be GENUINE - the team at DMC Atlanta is comprised of people who genuinely care about the people surrounding them. They love helping others achieve their goals equally as much as they enjoy achieving their own. A genuine smile or word of encouragement can go a long way in someone’s growth, development and confidence!

Be PASSIONATE - going along with the previous point, our team is genuinely passionate about their opportunity for growth. It's a characteristic that flows throughout DMC Atlanta, from the management team through the HR team, right into our leadership team. We love what we do, the people we do it with, and the clients and customers we do it for!

Be YOU! - most importantly, be yourself at work! There's no other you out there, so always give it your best. We strive to help each of our team members find their strengths and utilize them to the best of their ability, while also working in the areas they want to improve on. We know that by doing this, their confidence will skyrocket!

Don't forget to HAVE FUN! – we work hard so we can reward our team! Whether it's Top Golf with happy hour after work or taking a pacesetter in our company on a business trip cross-country, enjoying what we do and incentivizing our team drives our performance higher. Receiving these 2 awards this year proves to us that adding a little fun to the mix is a win-win for everyone involved. Those who are appreciated – and laughing – will go above and beyond expectations!

Making sure our team understands the importance of these qualities is what led us to the top. We hope these 4 tips give each of our followers some insight on how to be the Best & Brightest in everything they do. Congratulations to every single member of the DMC Atlanta team that contributed to these honorable mentions! Let's do it all over again this year!


Mike Figueroa


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

Jennifer Hemelgarn


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.

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.

Cole Branch


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.

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.

Chris Auwarter


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.

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.

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.

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.  

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.

Austin Owen


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

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."  

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

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.

Dan Bazuin


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. 

Nicole Borden


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

Chad Harpole


Chad Harpole started in the company in Austin, TX.

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.

Michael Cosper


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

Andres Campanucci


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

Alethea Burke


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.

Shamar Robinson


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