Long & Foster Names Helina Dancer as Human Resources Senior Vice President

March 16, 2021
Helina Dancer

The Long & Foster Companies has named Helina Dancer as senior vice president of human resources to lead the company’s efforts to become the employer of choice throughout its footprint. Dancer brings more than 20 years of experience enabling the achievement of full business potential through comprehensive human resources leadership to Long & Foster’s family of companies.

“It is a true privilege to have the opportunity to serve the employees of The Long & Foster Companies with a commitment to excellence and customer service,” said Dancer. “I look forward to providing human resources leadership and initiatives for retaining the best team in the industry and working to attract the best talent to the company.”

Dancer joins the company from MERSCORP Holdings, Inc., which owns and operates the Mortgage Electronic Registration (MERS) System, a national electronic registry system that tracks the changes in servicing rights and ownership interests in registered mortgage loans.

During her career, Dancer has developed a strong expertise in workforce planning, employee welfare, performance management, compensation and benefits administration, and change management. In her new role, she is poised to further strengthen Long & Foster’s ability to support and guide its teams to excellence across the family of companies.

“Helina has an impressive background and proven track record in helping organizations develop their workforce and corporate strategy, as well as implement innovative programs that attract and retain talented employees,” said Jeffrey S. Detwiler, president and chief executive officer of The Long & Foster Companies. “I’m confident that with Helina’s knowledge and expertise, The Long & Foster Companies will provide exceptional benefits and career opportunities, ensuring the success of both our organization as a whole and our individual employees.”

Originally from New Jersey, Dancer holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Trinity Washington University in Washington, D.C. She currently resides in Leesburg with her husband, Craig and their three children.

Long & Foster Real Estate is the nation’s No. 1 real estate company as part of HomeServices of America. For more information, visit LongandFoster.com.