When you work with Trifoia, our team becomes your team.
Trifoia is a team of content developers, instructional designers, technology experts, media producers, and researchers who create and evaluate custom training and digital learning solutions that are accessible, engaging, and enduring.
Adam Wendt has worked on over 70 educational technology and media projects funded through the National Institutes of Health, the United States Department of Education and collaborative agreements with colleges, universities and research institutes around the country. Adam volunteers his time to support local and national innovation ecosystems, and he works for social and racial justice as a volunteer, and past secretary, of the Eugene-Springfield NAACP.
Teressa Trusty, PhD
Director of Research & Design
Director of Operations and Production
Sarah Macrorie manages the day to day operations at Trifoia, oversees the production department, and acts as project manager. She was a professional ballerina in her former life, still tries to get to class as often as possible, and is an avid supporter of the arts.
Solutions Architect and Marketing Manager
Stephen Gee is responsible for Trifoia’s customer acquisition and marketing outreach. When he’s not spreading the good word about Trifoia, Stephen enjoys writing sci-fi/fantasy novels, sampling new craft beers, playing board games with friends, and being ridiculously tall.
Lead Instructional Designer
Tony Jimenez oversees the creation of digital learning solutions as
Marla Wirrick creates digital learning courses and motion graphics with an eye to engagement and accessibility. When not working on innovative ways to engage learners, Marla will likely be found designing and making
Front End Developer
Kathleen Weisensel creates engaging and accessible websites and mobile applications. She enjoys biking around Eugene, supporting local breweries, traveling to Oregon’s beautiful coast, and she would very much like to see a picture of your dog.
Video Content Creator & Media Project Manager
Evangeline LaRoque writes, directs, edits, & animates video content, and manages the media aspect of projects at Trifoia. Vangie has a BA in film and over 10 years of experience in the industry. She also specializes in stop motion and hand crafted animation for creative projects and has won several awards for her work.
Jordan Pennefather, PhD
Jordan Pennefather is a research scientist and methodologist who oversees the design, implementation, and analysis of Trifoia’s research studies. Jordan enjoys exploring new cuisines but is always willing to fall back on his favorite dish, pho.
Widya is a project manager with the research team. When she is not busy managing research studies and home life, she dreams of traveling around the globe while helping the world to be a better place. Favorite quote: If there’s a will, there’s a way!
As Trifoia’s brand manager and graphic designer, Juan Alvarez provides brand direction and design support for internal and external clients. He enjoys landscape photography, foraging for mushrooms, and growing hot peppers which he turns into delicious hot sauces.
Media Producer and Video Editor
Laura is a video producer, editor and content creator. Laura enjoys canoe camping, collecting vinyl, and learning about history and subcultures.
Lead Software Developer
Joshua Evans is responsible for engineering and maintaining the systems that
Charlie Branson is responsible for the accurate and timely collection, recording, reporting, and interpreting of Trifoia’s fiscal information. Charlie also oversees human resources at Trifoia, ensuring personnel are properly supported. In his off hours, Charlie enjoys reading, writing, spending time with family, and staring at treelines for birds and the occasional cryptid.
Media Assistant and Asset Developer
Keasey Freed organizes and schedules the many different facets of
Elise Crum is the product manager at Trifoia. Elise is an avid tennis player and enjoys
Quality Assurance Technician and Asset Developer
Ivy Gibson is an asset developer and quality assurance technician at Trifoia. Ivy is a recent NAU graduate earning a bachelor’s degree in psychology. She spends her free time going on adventures with her children, and traveling when possible.
Dan Keith, PhD
Back End Engineer
Dan Keith is Trifoia’s Back End engineer, helping us develop the software infrastructure of our projects. He has a background in computer science and decades of full-stack software engineering and application development experience. He also happens to have the coolest email address in our company.
IT and Facilities Manager
Tina Johnson is Trifoia’s IT and facilities manager who also leads the DevOps group. When she’s not at work poking, prodding, fixing, and upgrading, Tina enjoys the quietness of the forest and the chaos of family.
Customer Support Manager
As Trifoia’s Customer Support Manager, Martin helps keep our learners happy. Martin has years of experience in the Eugene tech industry doing everything from Product Support to Project Management. When relaxing, he likes reading at the park, solving puzzles, and building LEGO Technic sets.
As Trifoia’s Marketing Assistant, Georgia Harter helps us implement innovative marketing strategies. Outside the office, Georgia is a devoted filmmaker and photographer.
Receptionist and Administrative Assistant
Ambra Perry is receptionist and administrative assistant at Trifoia. In her free time, she likes to hang out with her husband discussing scientific discoveries, camping, gardening, and enjoying nature. Ambra also loves to spend time with her children and animals of all kinds, especially horses.
Enjoys snacks and walks with papa.