New Mexico, & Mexico
Association Reserves has been serving the Arizona marketplace since 1992. We also work with communities throughout the State of New Mexico. Our Reserve Studies are unique in the industry due to their user friendly format coupled with detailed information and photographs of every Reserve component! Whether your association is a single family home community, a retirement community, a condominium, or a unique timeshare, we have the resources and experience to help you plan for the future. Every Arizona Reserve Study we conduct incorporates our knowledge of local pricing and other regional factors, in addition to satisfying National Reserve Study Standards.
DJ Vlaming, RSPresident
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. 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).
Will Shafer, RSSenior 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.
Zack ArmijoProject 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.