Donna Steward Joins Long & Foster’s Shore Drive Coastal Office in Virginia Beach

October 23, 2019
Donna Steward

Long & Foster Real Estate welcomes Donna Steward to its Shore Drive Coastal office in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Steward will specialize in working with homebuyers and sellers.

“We are very excited and fortunate to have Donna join our team of highly trained professionals,” said Tina Holt, manager of the Shore Drive, Eastern Shore and Oceanfront offices. “The combination of Long & Foster and Donna’s unique skills and knowledge will no doubt provide the highest level of service to local buyers and sellers.”

Steward is participating in Long & Foster’s Success Path program, which offers extensive training and resources for agents at any stage of their career. The program’s curriculum includes tools for agents to build their business, mentor-style programs, techniques for prospecting and working with buyers and sellers, skills for negotiating and more. Steward holds membership in the Hampton Roads Realtors Association.

“I decided after my previous career in mortgage and real estate that it never left my blood,” said Steward. “Long & Foster was always my first choice for a career in real estate and L&F provides all the resources I need to help me help others.”

Born in Staten Island, New York, Steward grew up on both the east and west coasts, as her father was in the Navy. The family’s final destination was Virginia.  A graduate of Deep Creek High School, Steward has worked for over 25 years in the mortgage and real estate industry.  Her previous positions have included processing, closing, originating, for both wholesale and retail loans. She also had a career as a sales manager for new homes subdivisions for local developers and builders.

“The dynamics of today’s residential real estate market are constantly changing. Participating in our Success Path program has provided Donna with the right tools to meet those changing dynamics,” said Gary Scott, president of Long & Foster Real Estate. “We welcome Donna to Long & Foster, a company that has helped local buyers and sellers reach their homeownership goals for over 50 years.”

 Steward is married to retired Naval Special Warfare officer, Dominic Steward and has a daughter, Tara Powell who works as an investment operations manager.  Steward’s hobbies include photography and helping others.

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