Travois is a Certified B Corporation®️ headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., focused exclusively on promoting housing and economic development for American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian communities.
Since 1995, Travois has secured financing for more than $1.4 billion in affordable housing and economic development with more than $750 million of that in private investor equity. See a list of our developments here.
In 2019, Travois was awarded Certified B Corporation®️ status, the highest standard for socially responsible business, from the nonprofit B Lab. Earning Certified B Corp status solidifies what we have practiced since the company’s beginning — we listen and provide the tools and resources to help Indigenous people create healthy, affordable and sustainable communities.
In nearly 25 years in business, we have built a team that understands a wide range of technical needs , diverse communities and unique situations. Travois is a woman led business and our team of professionals are passionate about helping you reach your goals.
Travois Owner and CEO Elizabeth Bland Glynn has worked at every level of the company. Elizabeth started as a project coordinator helping clients to submit Low Income Tax Credit (LIHTC) applications and close projects, and later became a director, vice president, COO, and our Travois CEO in 2016.
Elizabeth is a member of Novogradac & Company’s LIHTC Working Group. She is president of the board of Amethyst Place, supporting housing and jobs for women in transition, and is a member of Kansas City Women who Mean Business. Under Elizabeth’s leadership Travois has won dozens of prestigious awards including, When Work Works in 2018.
Elizabeth is a frequent speaker and presenter at industry conferences, and she is a strong advocate for state and federal policy changes that benefit housing and economic development in Indian Country.