Thom Drinkard Joins Long & Foster’s Shore Drive Coastal Office in Virginia Beach

September 30, 2019
Thom Drinkard

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

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

Drinkard 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. Drinkard holds membership in the Hampton Roads Realtors Association.

“I have always enjoyed the prospects and possibilities Real Estate provides,” said Drinkard. “I was drawn to Long & Foster, specifically, Jeremy Johnson, who was strongly endorsed by a Realtor associate of mine.”

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

Born in Norfolk, Virginia, Drinkard grew up in Hampton Roads and holds a bachelor’s degree from Virginia Commonwealth University.  Drinkard has been a 25-year member of the Virginia Beach Youth Foundation, formerly known as the Virginia Beach Exchange Club.  His previous work experience includes extensive sales experience as a representative at a national print manufacturer.  He is married to interior designer Colleen Drinkard and in his spare time, Drinkard enjoys boating, traveling and doing home improvements.

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