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USA
Lee's Summit, MO
Jim Lammers
V-Ray for 3ds Max, V-Ray for SketchUp

President & CEO of Trinity Animation, Inc./Certified V-Ray Trainer for 3ds Max and SketchUp Jim always had an interest in art and technology, but focused on the tech side first. After earning a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Missouri in 1987, Jim founded Trinity Animation in 1994. His interest in computers and art drove him to study and learn 3ds Max on his own prior to starting Trinity. During the 90’s, Jim created all manner of architectural, technical and forensic animation, worked on VFX scenes for the 1997 Sony/Tristar film “Starship Troopers,” and even helped with modeling a puppet head for the “Barney the Dinosaur” children’s show. Jim’s primary work at Trinity includes operations, new technologies, HR, IT, purchasing, marketing and sales. His career highlights include writing the best-selling book series “Maya Fundamentals”, and earning the UMKC Engineering Alumnus of the Year in 2004. At home, Jim enjoys playing guitar, drums, the stereo, and family time.

TRAINING CENTER
Trinity Animation
Products
V-Ray for 3ds Max 3.0
V-Ray for SketchUp 2.0
USA
Lee's Summit, MO
Matt Tyree
V-Ray for 3ds Max

Animator/Certified V-Ray Trainer for 3ds Max Matt Tyree graduated from Lee's Summit North High School in 2002. He went on to graduate from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor’s of Science in Game Art and Design in 2008. Matt began working at Trinity Animation in November 2006, where he specializes in physics and fluid dynamics simulations, explosions, smoke, fire, particles, and other special effects. Matt became a V-Ray certified instructor in October 2015. Matt enjoys music and playing guitar. He is known around Trinity Animation as a classic game enthusiast and a video game connoisseur. Matt has been undefeated in every lightsaber battle he's been in.

TRAINING CENTER
Trinity Animation
Products
V-Ray for 3ds Max 3.0
USA
Lee's Summit, MO
Travys Keto
V-Ray for 3ds Max

Animator/Certified V-Ray Trainer for 3ds Max Travys has enjoyed digital imaging and graphic design since his high school days. He started by modifying the computer games Quake 3 Arena and Counter-Strike, where he would create new multiplayer maps and change how the characters looked. Travys achieved a Bachelor’s of Arts in Digital Art & Design from the University of Advancing Technology. He excelled at his graphics and design courses, which led him to change his major from Game Design to Digital Art & Design. Originally from Maine, Travys relocated several times before finding his new home in Kansas City in 2012, right after he separated from the Air Force. Travys has a son and enjoys spending lots of time with him, especially playing baseball. In his free time, Travys likes to watch Star Trek with his soulmate Sarah, play video games, research strange topics, and enjoy movies and the Marvel Netflix series. Travys is the only human to ever survive a trip to a black hole.

TRAINING CENTER
Trinity Animation
Products
V-Ray for 3ds Max 3.0