Leadership Team

Michael Kent, President of Liberty

Michael Kent

President Michael Kent has served as the President of Liberty since April of 2015. Before joining Liberty, Michael spent 4 years at Reverse Mortgage Solutions, Inc. (RMS) and was the President of Loan Originations. In addition to his reverse background, he has over 30 years of “forward” mortgage experience, and has held leadership roles across various lending functions, including sales, operations, and secondary markets. He currently serves as an officer for the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association (NRMLA). Michael was born and raised in Chicago Illinois and attended Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. He is active in several non-for-profits working in the areas of homeless, world hunger and women’s cancer.
Cathy Carry, Human Resources Director

Yasmin L’Estrange

Human Resources Director Yasmin L’Estrange has been the Director of Human Resources for Liberty since 2022 and joined the company in 2021. She has held Human Resources positions during a career spanning over 12 years, across two continents, with Citigroup (institutional banking) and Vodafone (telecommunications/retail). She has an MBA from Columbia Business School, a Graduate Diploma in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, both from the University of Sydney, Australia.
Mary Smith, Director of Marketing

Mary Smith

Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing Mary Smith has been the Director of Marketing since 2010 and is responsible for marketing, communications, and training functions at Liberty. She is also the leader for Retail Sales. Mary has over 22 years of experience in the financial services industry including 18 years with Ford Credit where she was the Director of Marketing and Sales for their Latin American Operations. She also held leadership roles in Ford Credit’s marketing, product development, and leasing operations. Mary received an MBA from the University of Notre Dame and a BS in Mathematics and Economics from Loyola University of Chicago.