DeAnn Brown Named New Manager of Long & Foster’s Lynchburg/Forest Office

March 23, 2023
DeAnn Brown

DeAnn Brown, a real estate professional for over 20 years, has been named manager of Long & Foster Real Estate’s Lynchburg/Forest, located in Lynchburg, Virginia. Brown, who brings significant career achievements to her new position, is well respected in the local Realtor community.

After achieving great success and accomplishment in the industry, she earned her broker’s license in 2013. She also holds the professional designations of Accredited Buyers Representative, Graduate Realtor Institute, and Short Sales & Foreclosure Resource designations.

Brown is active in the Roanoke Valley Association of Realtors, Lynchburg Association of Realtors and the Virginia Association of Realtors.

“I am very excited to lead the team of highly trained professionals at Long & Foster’s Lynchburg/Forest office,” said Brown. “Long & Foster is known for attracting top-notch sales associates and clientele by providing the latest and greatest tools, technology, and training. I look forward to building the Lynchburg/Forest office and the company brand in the Southwest Virginia region.”

“Supporting today’s real estate sales professionals takes a highly knowledgeable, experienced leader,” said Jackie Thiel, President of Long & Foster Real Estate. “We are confident that adding DeAnn to the Long & Foster leadership team will result in the synergy that our agents thrive on. This is how our company has continued to help local buyers and sellers meet their homeownership goals for over 50 years.”

Brown is a lifelong resident of the Lynchburg/Bedford area. She graduated from Jefferson Forest High School and received an associate degree in computer science from Central Virginia Community College. She lived in Amherst County for 15 years and currently resides in Bedford County.     

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