Ben Zucker

Owner / CEO

Gamername: SownEquation

Email: bzucker@trugaming.com

Office: 919-629-6382

Mobile: 919-939-6769

Favorite Games: ARK, Arma III, Destiny, Minecraft, 7 Days to Die, Dayz

I’m the Creator and Founder of TRUgaming. I love anything and everything computer-related. I also have a deep love of Redbull (which is probably not a good thing). When I’m not crushing HC Team Deathmatch in Black Ops 4 I’m keeping the TRUmachine running like a brand new sports car. In my spare time i’m at the beach fishing and cooking for my friends while wearing an assortments of hats. My chicken parm is legendary.. So is my Creme Brulee. Pretty much anything I cook would make Gordon Ramsay blush. (j/k ILY Gordon <3)

Jake Hayde

Chief Operating Officer

Gamer Tag: TRU Operations

Email: jhayde@trugaming.com

Favorite Games: Overwatch, CS:GO, Arma III

I am the CO-Founder of TRUgaming alongside my longtime friend Ben Zucker. Being a gamer at heart and always wanting to strive for more has led me here. I have always wanted to contribute more to the gaming community ever since I started gaming on my parents Dell computer playing Stronghold Crusader many years ago! After 4 deployments with the Navy, in 2016 I decided to make this dream come true with the founding of TRUgaming and the departure of the Navy. When I have spare time, I’m normally playing an assortment of first-person shooters from Overwatch to Arma 3. Unlike all the other staff, I do not work on site. I live in Corpus Christi TX, and work remotely. This is due to my main job, serving as a federal officer for Homeland Security.

Twitch – https://www.twitch.tv/0perations
Twitter – https://twitter.com/TRU_0ps
Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/jake.hayde/

Katie Mundt

Office Manager

Gamer Tag: TRUmama

Email: kmundt@trugaming.com

Office: 919-629-6381

Mobile: 919-939-0308

Favorite Games: PUBG, 7 Days to Die, and Killing Floor

I’m the OG (original girl) in the TRU office and the behind-the-scenes superstar. My dogs Colt and Samantha are my favorite things ever. Dance is my first TRU love. I have a degree in it, and was a middle school teacher before I came to TRU! Fortnite is currently my jam but Killing Floor 2 and 7 Days to Die are pretty fun (even tho the Zoooombies always scare the $h*t outta me).

Forbes Jamieson

IT Director

Gamer Tag: TRU IT Guy

Email: fjamieson@trugaming.com

Office: 919-629-6384

Favorite Games: PUBG and RUST. FPS games are slowly growing on me...

I’m the old-timer of the TRU Crew. I’ve been working in IT field for more than 25 years, doing pretty much everything from application/server/desktop support, programming, phone systems, network engineering and security. Family, coffee and photography are just a few of my favorite things. Also I think my coworkers make fun of my accent (we don’t), but I’m not sure (we definitely don’t).

Ben Green

Media and Marketing Director

Gamer Tag: GreenChord

Email: bgreen@trugaming.com

Office: 919-629-6383

Mobile: 302-668-9001

Favorite Games: Smash Bros, League of Legends, Halo, Metroid, Kingdom Hearts

I manage all the social media, marketing, and sponsorship content at TRUgaming! I also host the Stream Key Podcast. Competitive games are my thing, but I’m also a big fan of all types of music, guitaring, gyming, and the color green in general. I have a degree in Communications from UNC Chapel Hill.

Twitch – https://twitch.tv/greenchord
Twitter – https://twitter.com/greenchord_
Instagram – https://instagram.com/greenchord_
Discord – https://discord.gg/vg9rKzn

Vince Demase

Media Production Assistant

Gamer Tag: Kudab

Email: vdemase@trugaming.com

Office: 919-629-6388

Favorite Games: CS:GO, Destiny, Halo, League of Legends

I’m the guy who spends all his time in Illustrator. I’ve spent 5 years working with YouTube and Twitch personalities creating and designing content. I play competitive games mostly, but also enjoy hockey, music, the occasional addiction to MMOs.

Anna Lee Tola

Web Developer

Gamer Tag: LordOfTheFries

Email: atola@trugaming.com

Favorite Games: The Binding Of Isaac (Rebirth, Afterbirth, and Afterbirth +), Pokemon (Gens 1-3, including HeartGold and SoulSilver), Super Mario Bros. 2, Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon

I’m the web dev! When I’m not staring at screens for work I’m staring at my phone, browsing Reddit. On rare occasions, I’ve been known to be outdoors during daylight hours (shocking, I know). I have an unyielding affinity for french fries which often borders on mild obsession, and I trained Wing Chun Kung Fu for 8 years. I’m self taught in web development, but I went to school for mechanical drafting (drawing blueprints for stuff). All in all, I like fitness but hate the sun. I also think computers are pretty neat.

Erik Plimmer

IT Support

Gamer Tag: TRU.Erik

Email: eplimmer@TRUgaming.com

Favorite Games: Spyro, Crash Bandicoot, RDR2, Smash Bros & Mario Kart

I’m IT support. My background is in web development and data/voice/fiber. I spend my free time exploring NC beaches, mountains and lakes, riding my motorcycle, or enjoying the day with my wife and kids. I’m mostly a console gamer, but I have always played PC games like The Sims and creative/management type games.