Meet the Liberty Mortgage Team

Loan Officers

Mark Kittrell - President, Liberty Mortgage Corporation
Mark Kittrell

Mark, along with Stuart Valentine, founded Liberty Mortgage in 1997, and continues to serve as the company’s President and majority stockholder. He is a licensed loan originator in the state of Virginia and has been involved in the mortgage industry since 1973. His long experience and deep understanding of the mortgage industry have served Liberty’s clients well for the past 15 years. When not working hard on client loans you can find Mark high atop his tractor on his farm in Buckingham County.


Stuart Valentine - Vice President, Liberty Mortgage Corporation
Stuart (Stukie) Valentine

Stukie (pronounced Stoo-key) is Vice-President and co-founder of Liberty Mortgage Corporation. He is a licensed loan originator in the state of Virginia and a proud graduate of the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business, where he received his MBA.  Stukie has over 25 years experience working with borrowers in the mortgage industry. It is his personal touch with each and every loan that keep clients returning to him again and again. Stukie loves spending his free time with his large family and various community endeavors. Hoo-Yah!!


Jason Goodman, CPA - Liberty Mortgage Corporation
Jason Goodman

Jason has been with the company since 2005. He is a stockholder and serves as the company’s corporate Treasurer and controller in charge of operations. In addition to being a licensed loan originator, Jason is also a certified public accountant licensed in the state of Virginia. His tax and accounting background have proved invaluable for Liberty’s clients time and again. He is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University and resides with his wife and two young boys in Richmond’s Historic Fan District.


Mike Casasnovas - Senior Loan Officer & Partner, Liberty Mortgage Corporation
Mike Casasnovas

Mike is a stockholder and corporate Secretary for Liberty Mortgage Corporation, in addition to being a licensed loan originator in the state of Virginia. He has been with the company since 2003. Born in Vicenza, Italy to a US Air Force officer and his Italian wife. Mike has traveled the world, parlaying his extensive experience with living in, around, and amongst military families and veterans his whole life into a specialty in VA lending in addition to his conventional loan clients.  Mike is a graduate of Virginia Tech University and a ravenous Hokie fan. We keep him and Stukie separated during football season.


Josh Crowley, Liberty Mortgage

Josh Crowley
Josh is a licensed loan originator in the state of Virginia and began his working career with Liberty Mortgage Corporation as a Loan Processor. His first exposure to residential real estate sales and lending took place at a previous position where he worked as a factoring specialist.  Josh is a proud alumnus of Boston’s Berklee College of Music where he studied professional music. In his free time, Josh can be found playing saxophone around the city with a group of Richmond musicians known as the “The Shack Band”.


Loan Processing

Leslie Stuckey, Lending Assistant - Liberty Mortgage Corporation
Leslie Stuckey

Leslie has been with Liberty since 1999 and is the company’s senior loan processor. Additionally, Leslie is a licensed loan originator in the state of Virginia with a heavy background as a paralegal, providing her with a great deal of knowledge and experience that benefit Liberty’s clients. She is a fabulous baker from which Liberty’s employees benefit as well, especially when it’s someone’s birthday.  Leslie lives with her husband, in their empty nest, in Richmond’s Historic Museum District.