Meet Our Team

Management


 

richard cowan a1 mortgage

Richard Cowan

President
rcowan@mya1mortgage.com
816-822-8888

Learn More

Richard Cowan is the owner of A1 Mortgage and has a passion for the mortgage business because it allows him to help others whether it be purchasing their dream home or saving on their existing finances. Prior to A1 Mortgage, Richard owned and managed several companies in the service industry. He enjoys spending free time with his wife, Kitako and their 3 daughters, Christina, Yu, and Jean and their son Joshua. His hobbies include sailing, golf and other outdoor activities.

james mangan a1 mortgage

James Mangan

Vice President of Operations
jmangan@mya1mortgage.com
816-822-8888

Learn More

James Mangan has worked for A1 Mortgage since the company opened in 2007. He loves working for A1 Mortgage and has a passion for helping people reach their mortgage goals. James has a wide range of experience and knowledge in the mortgage field. He has lived in the Kansas City area his whole life and currently lives in Lee’s Summit with his wife Heather and 2 children, Kaiden and Kennedy. In his spare time, you can find him on a soccer or baseball field with his kids, watching sports, doing photography and spending time with friends and family.

Loan Officers


 

Charlie Tipton a1 mortgage

Charlie Tipton

Team Manager/Sr. Loan Officer
ctipton@mya1mortgage.com
816-875-2529

Marty Payne a1 mortgage

Marty Payne

Team Manager/Sr. Loan Officer
mpayne@mya1mortgage.com
816-875-2528

Mike Cash a1 mortgage

Mike Cash

Operations Manager/Sr. Loan Officer
mcash@mya1mortgage.com
816-875-2533

Robb Walter a1 mortgage

Robb Walter

Sr. Loan Officer
rwalter@mya1mortgage.com
816-875-2523

Rick Langley a1 mortgage

Rick Langley

Sr. Loan Officer
rlangley@mya1mortgage.com
816-875-2531

Nick Payne a1 mortgage

Nick Payne

Sr. Loan Officer
npayne@mya1mortgage.com
816-875-2525

Vic Desantis a1 mortgage

Vic Desantis

Sr. Loan Officer
vdesantis@mya1mortgage.com
816-875-2535

Ami Buccero a1 mortgage

Ami Buccero

Sr. Loan Officer
abuccero@mya1mortgage.com
816-875-2522

Wesley McDonald a1 mortgage

Wesley McDonald

Sr. Loan Officer
wmcdonald@mya1mortgage.com
816-875-2536

Wesley McDonald a1 mortgage

Tyler Ryser

Loan Officer
TRyser@mya1mortgage.com
816-875-2527

Administration


 

Tara Salas a1 mortgage

Tara Salas

Loan Processor
tsalas@mya1mortgage.com
816-875-2537

Learn More

Tara Salas is a Loan Processor at A1 Mortgage Group, LLC. Her duties include helping the loan officers review, manage, and send loan documents to the appropriate underwriting departments. Throughout the process, she ensures that the loan package is completed in full and complies with all current regulations and policies. Her previous experience in the financial and land title industry has given her the ability to be efficient and effective throughout the mortgage loan process.

Tara graduated with honors from Park University, where she earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Social Psychology. Tara enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter and their two dogs.

Shelby Stewart a1 mortgage

Shelby Stewart

Loan Processor
sstewart@mya1mortgage.com
816-875-2530

Learn More

Shelby Stewart is a Loan Processor at A1 Mortgage Group, LLC. Her duties include helping the loan officers review, manage, and send loan documents to the appropriate underwriting departments. Throughout the process, she ensures that the loan package is completed in full and complies with all current regulations and policies. Her attention to detail, ability to work quickly, and keen knowledge of underwriting guidelines allows her to be one of the most efficient processors in the business.

Shelby graduated from the University of Central Missouri, where she obtained a Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Criminal Justice and Psychology. Shelby’s interests include playing and watching sports (especially the royals!), hiking and the outdoors, yoga, fitness, and art. Shelby lives in Lee’s Summit with her boyfriend, Coty, and boxer pup, Scout.

Annette Nierman a1 mortgage

Annette Nierman

Customer Service Manager
anierman@mya1mortgage.com
816-875-2532

Learn More

Annette Nierman is the Customer Retention Manager at A1 Mortgage and is responsible for ensuring all customers have a positive, timely and seamless experience. She holds a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts degree from the University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg and enjoys creative problem solving, communicating with customers and assisting them in achieving their financial goals. She enjoys hiking mountains with her husband Kevin and their two kids Jackson and Hannah, paddle boarding with friends, watching her kids play sports, baking pies and spending time with her dog Sky and cat Alice.

charles a1 mortgage

Nicole Stoppelman

Administrative Assistant
nstoppleman@mya1mortgage.com
816-875-2520

Learn More

Nicole Stoppelman is the Administrative Assistant and first welcoming face at A1 Mortgage Group, LLC where she manages the day to day activities. She also ensures the initial loan package is complete and falls under the correct guidelines upon submission to the lender. Nicole has been at A1 Mortgage almost five years and enjoys the people she works with. Nicole also enjoys being able to assist people in the purchase of their home, as well as getting to know the customers as they have become repeat clients over the years! Being able to multi-task and work at a fast pace are skills Nicole feels she has that help her excel at her position at A1 Mortgage Group.

Nicole attended Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri for Psychology and Dietetics. In her spare time, Nicole enjoys spending time out doors with her husband and their dog, cooking new foods, fitness.

Adriane Howe a1 mortgage

Adriane Handy

B&C Closing Notary Agent
ahandy@bcclosing.com
816-875-2534

Learn More

Adriane Handy is a certified mortgage notary closing agent and post-closing specialist who specializes in going over final closing documents with borrowers, answering all questions and making the clients feel at ease when signing loan papers. Adriane believes that the closing process should be friendly, stress free, quick, yet informative so everyone leaves comfortable with the process. Adriane has been in the mortgage business for 10 years and loves meeting new people every day while helping them reach their goals with understanding and confidence. Adriane holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix. When Adriane is not helping clients with the closing process she enjoys spending time with her family going on adventures in the great outdoors.

Call
Apply