Meet the Team
We are a full-service residential and commercial custom electronics design and integration company. Our smart home technology solutions make your home safe, elegant, fun and easy to use. Businesses experience increased productivity, enhanced environments for employees and customers, and simple control. Our team is comprised of world-class experts in every field whose number one priority is to provide the best products and services to our clients.
Before joining BRAVAS, we began as Elevated Electronics. Our business developed over the past 15 years to became the largest and most trusted luxury integrator serving the greater Kansas City area. Our mission of offering clients world class experiences to audio/video solutions has allowed us to grow into the full home technology design and installation firm we are today.
Meet Trent Honey
Originally from Oklahoma, Trent is a grandfathered-in KC native, living in the Kansas City area for 20 years where he met his wife and had his three sons. Trent has been on the BRAVAS team since 2014 and has 15+ years of industry experience. The audio/video world has always been something that has come naturally to Trent, from hooking up video games at a young age to being in awe of the first flat screen tv he saw. Trent’s first career experience came from an electronics retail, and from there the fire was lit. Trent provides clients and staff with a vast knowledge base, as well as excellent customer service
Meet Meagan Lofton
Bio Coming Soon.
Meet Chris Axe
New to the BRAVAS team (2019) and the Kansas City area, Chris has 30 years of experience in the electronics industry. In his time, Chris has welcomed many changes, from the days of setting the VCR clock to the advanced technology we see in homes today. All of those early experiences taught Chris a deeper level of communication and relationship-building with his customers, instead of the usual and cold “tech conversation”. In 2019, Chris became the BRAVAS- Kansas City Service Department Manager, bringing with him his love for electronics and customer service. Chris’ joy in life, aside from technology, are his 5 super techy children and one grandchild.
Sales & Design
Meet Brandon Trimble
Brandon graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Sociology. While attending KU Brandon served on the cheerleading squad for three years which gave him the opportunity to attend all of the games and ultimately make him a die-hard KU fan. Brandon’s initial career goal was to join the FBI as a criminal profiler, but during his studies he found a passion for sales. Brandon’s love for investigating problems and bringing solutions, paired with the many hours he spent experimenting with different technologies, led him to discover a passion for technology sales and design. Brandon began working in the custom design field and found his niche in building long-lasting, trusted relationships with clients, handling their home design projects from inception to fruition and has been on the BRAVAS team since 2013. Brandon takes great pride in his field and is a self-taught programmer for many of the home technology systems that he designs and sells, making him an especially effective designer.
Sales & Design
Meet Steve Foster
A Kansas native, where he resides with his wife and two sons, Steve has a strong connection with the local vibe and growth experienced of the Kansas City area. He is an alumni of the University of Kansas with degrees in economics. As with most experts in our industry, the love of technology and music morphed from an enjoyable hobby to a career, where he now serves on Kansas City’s Sales & Design team, joining BRAVAS in 2017. Steve has been a part of the luxury automation industry since 1998 as part of Midwest rep firm specializing in high end equipment. Steve had the opportunity to experience and learn from every integrator during that time and chose to incorporate the very best practices into his projects. Naturally, the user experience is paramount when creating the best possible solution for his clients. Steve is a CEDIA certified low voltage system designer and partners with NARI, HBA, architects, interior designers and remodelers.
Meet Ryan Wittry
A KC Metro native, Ryan grew up on a farm just 50 miles south, leading him to attend Pittsburg State University to obtain his degree in Finance and Business Administration. During university, Ryan accepted a position in the transportation industry that lead him back to Kansas City after graduation. During his time in the transportation industry, Ryan honed his skills in operations, sales performance and marketing development management. This experience, combined with his love for technology – led Ryan to find a rewarding new opportunity with BRAVAS, and he joined the Kansas City team in 2023. In addition to being a frequent lake-goer, Ryan’s other personal hobbies include cheering on the Chiefs and trying to spend as much time in the outdoors as possible. Ryan is excited about his time to come with BRAVAS and the technology industry, and looks forward to bringing his charisma to the team!
Our projects are breathtaking, see for yourself.
For our luxury projects, the primary objective is always to create beautiful spaces that offer a seamless lifestyle, the utmost reliability and robust security. Our team of experts follows The BRAVAS Way to deliver bespoke solutions that meet our clients’ unique technology needs as understood in our thorough discovery process. Reinforced with cutting-edge power and networking foundations, our projects feature a wide array of solutions including lighting, home theaters, air and water purification, home office design, and more.