Meet the Team

Meet the fine professionals responsible for bringing you quality loan advice in the Shasta County area. Every one of these people has extensive experience in mortgage loans and is committed to providing the best service to customers.

Mortgage Matt

Mortgage Matt

Branch Manager, NMLS # CA-1162668

Matt Brown, Sometimes known as Mortgage Matt, is the branch manager for Megastar Redding. He has been in business and finance for 10 years, and spent three years as a loan officer for Megastar Financial, helping people in Shasta County find the best loans for them. He is well versed in many different loan programs including FHA, USDA, VA, and conventional loans. He also has skill in mortgage planning, lending, investment and refinancing.

Matt Brown has lived in Shasta County for a long time, and graduated from Simpson University.

Our Mortgage Loan Officers

These loan officers are ready to help you find the best mortgage plan for you – whether that’s a conventional loan, an FHA loan, a USDA loan, or something else. They are fully qualified and committed to living up Megastar’s well-earned reputation for great customer service in the Shasta County area. Your financial plans are in good hands.

Sam King (530) 524-9848

Sam King (530) 524-9848

Loan Originator, NMLS # CA-245172

Sam is a mortgage loan originator at Megastar Financial. He has been a mortgage originator for 10 years and spent 7 of those years at Megastar. He first decided to become a loan originator while working with one and thinking “I can do a better job than this guy.” Since then, he has made it his purpose to take care of his clients first and ensure they have a good experience. Sam has lived in Shasta County since 2004 and has a 17-year old son.

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Brian Stevens

Loan Processor/Originator NMLS # CA-1166440

Brian has been in the mortgage business for 25 years – since he moved to Redding in 1992. Currently, he is a loan specialist and processes loans, but he is licensed for loan origination and has done “just about every job in the Mortgage business.” He has been with Megastar for 10 years, roughly since we opened a branch in Redding. We are very happy to have his experience on the team. He has two sons, one 21 and one 17, three dogs, a cat, a guinea pig, two turtles, and a goldfish. He spends his spare time with his family – enjoying fishing, hiking, and backpacking outdoors.

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Kristin Lara Brown

Kristin Lara Brown

Loan Officer Assistant/Marketing

Kristin is the Loan Officer Assistant and Marketing Manager at the Megastar Redding. She helps the team maintain realtor relationships and helps manage office administration.  Kristin was born and raised in Redding and went to high school and college locally. She recently married her best friend and is the step-mother of three amazing children. She enjoys traveling, hosting and enjoying her three small dogs.