Jana Troute moved to Kona in 1980 and has been on the move professionally ever since. Jana got her real estate license in 1985, became a licensed broker in 1991, then obtaining her GRI (Graduate Realtors Institute) designation in 1997. She joined Clark Realty in 1999.
In 2004, Jana opened the Kohala Coast Clark Realty office as Broker-In-Charge. That same year, she served as Sales Director for Na Hale O Keauhou, a luxury condominium project in Kailua-Kona, which quickly sold out.
Professionally, Jana has served as President of the Kona Board of Realtors, Vice-President of the Hawaii Association of Realtors, Vice-President of MLS Hawaii, Inc. and Hawaii Information Services. She received the Kona Board's Realtor of the Year award in 1996, and the Hawaii Island Board's Special Recognition award in 2001.
Active in her community, Jana has been a volunteer coordinator for Kona World Ironman Championship since 1980 and a member of the Board of Directors for the Kona Family YMCA since 1998. She was also Chairman of the Kona Relay for Life, the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, from 2000 through 2005.