Arizona Staff

DJ Vlaming, RS
DJ Vlaming, R.S. graduated from California State University, Northridge with a business degree in 1996 and started working at Association Reserves shortly thereafter. He has been responsible for the growing Arizona client base since 1997. DJ has completed over 2,000 Reserve Studies for properties ranging from simple developments with minimal assets to complex international resorts. For his expertise, he earned the Community Association Institute’s (CAI) Reserve Specialist (RS) designation and has the distinction of being RS #61.

DJ and his family relocated to the Phoenix area in 2003 to establish the Arizona regional office. From this office, he is able to serve Arizona and New Mexico clients full-time, including large master planned communities in the Phoenix, Tucson and Albuquerque metropolitan areas. DJ has expanded his reach into Mexico, and he has prepared Reserve Studies for large timeshare resorts and communities in Rocky Point, Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, and Cancun.

DJ is an active member of multiple CAI chapters and the Arizona Association of Community Managers (AACM). He also instructs training courses on the subject of Reserves for community managers and board members. DJ and his wife have three children, so his personal time is spent playing with the family.

Will Shafer, RS
Senior Project Manager
Will Shafer, R.S. joined Association Reserves in 2007. He graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in Business Administration. He has a strong background in customer service and problem solving. Will has prepared numerous Reserve Studies for a wide range of properties from simple single family home developments to complex international resorts and retirement communities. His experience includes working with properties throughout Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, and Mexico. Will earned Community Association Institute’s (CAI) “Reserve Specialist” designation in 2009. He instructs training courses on Reserve budgets for community managers and board members. Outside of work, Will enjoys spending time with his wife, son, and daughter. He also enjoys golfing, mountain biking, camping, and keeping fit at the gym.

Zack Armijo
Project Coordinator
Zack Armijo joined Association Reserves in 2018 after graduating from Arizona State University with a BSE in Engineering Management. From his studies in engineering, he has developed a passion for utilizing critical thinking skills to solve complex problems, as well as detailed, calculated planning to mitigate future risks. Zack is dedicated to producing high quality products that assist in projecting the Association Reserves clients toward success. With considerable experience in customer service, he is customer-centric and enjoys providing friendly, uncomplicated service. When Zack is not hard at work, he spends his free time with family and friends watching/playing football, playing billiards, hiking, and going camping in the wilderness.

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