Troy Roberts, Executive Director

Troy Roberts is the Executive Director of Wakarusa Valley Development, Inc. His primary focus is the 504 Loan Program, underwriting, marketing, and packaging of 7(a) Loans. Previously, he worked as the Director of Conventions & Sports for the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce where he focused on economic development through travel and tourism.

A Kansas native, Troy is a graduate of Washburn University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree and a Masters of Science in Education degree from the University of Kansas. He and his wife, Kirsten, have a son, Ben and a daughter, Ella, which they enjoy raising in Lawrence, KS. He enjoys spending quality time with his family and participating in various sporting and outdoor activities.

Contact Troy at or (785) 749-7600.

Liz Clement, Loan Closer / Portfolio Manager

Liz is the Loan Closer and Portfolio Manager for Wakarusa Valley Development, Inc. Her focus is primarily 504 Loan closing and managing the loan portfolio. Liz brings with her nearly 7 years of banking experience. Having been a teller, assistant branch manager, account operations clerk, and loan operations clerk, Liz has a strong understanding for how the financial system works.

Liz was born and raised in Lawrence and loves the local community. She is a season ticket holder for both the Royals and the Chiefs and is a die-hard Kansas Jayhawk fan. Liz enjoys going to sports games, being outdoors and spending time with her family, friends, and her dog - a puggle named Toby.

Contact Liz at or (785) 749-7600.

504 Interest Rates

20 Year Rates

September 3.36%
August 3.53%
July 3.91%

10 Year Rates

September 3.56%
July 3.94%
May 4.37%

* Interest rates may vary.

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