Matt Brown

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 over 15 years, and has spent over seven years as a loan officer & branch manager 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 over thirty years, and majored in Business & Finance at Simpson University.

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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.

Kathleen Kelley

Loan Officer, NMLS#2001736

Kathleen Kelley has been with Megastar Financial in 2020 and she brings to the table a decade of experience in marketing and business. Kathleen is a loan officer who is a firm believer in the prioritization of communication with her team, agents, and borrowers. She enjoys providing value to those who are looking to buy and/or refinance. She loves more than anything to spend quality time with her daughter Koko, and support her little angel in all of her interests. When not in the office or at home with her daughter, Kathleen can often be found riding her road bicycle on the world class quiet rural roads of Shasta County, backpacking in the mountains, and surfing the waves of the North Coast. Kathleen has spent most of her life here in Shasta County, and she’s a Rotarian with Redding West. She spends her spare time volunteering for great causes that help the community she holds so dear.

Brian Stevens

Loan Specialist, NMLS # CA-1166440

Brian Stevens moved to Redding in 1992 and has been in the mortgage industry since then. He is currently a loan specialist for Megastar Financial, but he is licensed for loan origination and has done ‘just about every job in the mortgage business’. We are very happy to have his experience on the Megastar team since 2009. He has two sons, a lovely wife and a variety of animals at home. He spends his spare time with his family enjoying fishing, hiking and backpacking outdoors.

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Kristin Brown

Loan Officer Assistant/Marketing Manager

Kristin Brown is the marketing manager and loan officer assistant at the Megastar Redding Branch. She helps the team maintain realtor relationships and manages office administration. Kristin was born and raised in Redding. She graduated from Central Valley High School and attended Shasta College. She recently married her best friend and is the step-mother of three amazing children. She enjoys traveling, hosting parties and her three small dogs.

Arianne Rosales

Transaction Coordinator

Arianne Rosales joined the Redding Megastar Team as a transaction coordinator in 2020 and has been in the mortgage business since 2015. She received her Associate’s Degree in Behavioral Science in 2013 and earned her real estate license in 2019. She enjoys working with the local community and making the home buying process as smooth and easy as possible. Arianne was born and raised in Redding. She enjoys spending her spare time watching her son on the football field or her daughter on the basketball court.

Kim Severson

Marketing/Loan Officer Assistant

Kim Severson joined the Megastar Team in 2018 as a loan officer assistant and has been in the mortgage industry for over 10 years. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis on Marketing. Born and raised in Redding, Kim loves knowing she has a part in making peoples dreams of home ownership a reality. In her spare time, she likes to spend time with her family, friends and pets.

Sherry LaLonde

Loan Officer Assistant

Sherry LaLonde is new to the Megastar Team, joining in 2021, as a loan officer assistant. Her business experience and skill set as a successful insurance agent for the past 35 years, makes for a natural transition into the mortgage business. Sherry was born and raised in Redding, and has a passion for helping people. She is very excited to assist clients attain the dream of homeownership. She and her life partner, Alan, enjoy traveling, playing music (she is a drummer and Alan is a bass player), and love Tucker, the Texas Heeler, who she refers to as their “hairy son.”

Jenny McFall

Administrative Assistant

Jenny McFall joined the Megastar Team in 2018. As an administrative assistant, she is often the first point of contact at Megastar. She makes sure the office is running efficiently to help clients obtain their dream home as quickly as possible. She attended college at Colorado Mesa University and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration at Texas State University. Jenny is the proud step-mother of two grown children and she likes to spend her free time gardening and at live music events with her husband.

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