The partner of choice in affordable housing
WHO WE ARE
Established in 2011 in the heart of Nashville, Tennessee, The Clear Blue Company has grown to over $750 million in assets and 4,250 units throughout the Southeast.
CBC's unique, resident-first model transforms affordable housing beyond providing shelter through programming, resources, and community initiatives. Further, we incorporate the resident voice into our process, ensuring we are prioritizing their needs and concerns.
Life at The Clear Blue Company
CBC is made up of six teams that work together to solve the affordable housing crisis: Acquisitions, Asset Management, Construction, Development, Finance, and Administration
WHAT WE VALUE
Giant Gold Star
We celebrate our team members and recognize the hard work of those who assist our team and contribute to our success.
Rent the truck
Everyone is empowered to be proactive and take ownership in their work – we encourage everyone to use their unique skills, abilities, and judgment to do what they believe is best for the business.
Push to expand
We value personal growth and professional growth, and we encourage everyone to step out of their comfort zones in order to reach their goals - both personally and professionally.
We have difficult conversations quickly
We strive to be open and honest with each other. This means being transparent with peers and leadership, so we can solve problems and move the business forward together.
This is the team working every day to solve the affordable housing crisis
Suzette is a Staff Accountant at CBC and is responsible for processing vendor invoices, preparing weekly suggested vendor payment schedules, maintaining vendor databases within multiple accounting software platforms, preparing accounts payable scorecards, and assisting with preparation of project closeouts.
With over three decades of expertise, Suzette’s career spans various financial roles, including directing Accounts Payable at HighTouch Business Services, serving as a Plant Controller at Carlex, and managing Accounts Receivable at Boatman Express.
Beyond her professional pursuits, Suzette’s passion for financial education extends to community involvement, where she offers classes via Zoom and works one-on-one with individuals and families under the mission “No Family Left Behind,” teaching effective money management strategies.
Dan leads the property operations team for the firm. Prior to joining Clear Blue, Dan served as President and Partner of Elmington Property Management. Dan was a founder of EPM in 2013. He also developed company policies, hired senior management personnel, and built the firm’s culture. His experience and knowledge brings invaluable leadership to CBC.
- Over 30 years in multi- family property management and operations
- Successfully leased more than 50 properties including market rate and LIHTC
- Grew Elmington from 700 units to over 35,000 units during his tenure there
With 11 years of expertise in finance and accounting, Brittany Pruitt serves as a Jr. Accountant, Accounts Payable adeptly managing various responsibilities crucial to financial operations. Her skills encompass processing vendor invoices, maintaining vendor databases, reconciling credit card transactions, and providing valuable support in project closeouts.
Brittany’s past experience includes roles such as an Accounts Payable Specialist at ACE Accounting, Property Accountant at Avison Young, Corporate Accounting Coordinator at Associate Property Management, and an Accounting Assistant at Showtime.
Beyond her professional commitments, Brittany actively engages with her community by volunteering and fostering animals at local rescues and shelters.
Building a team where every background belongs
Our people take precedent. We take time to make sure every person we interact with feels seen, valued, and has a sense of belonging.