Lynn Troy, Chief Executive Officer


Lynn Troy is the co-founder and CEO of Troy 7, Inc. Lynn has over 30 years of experience in missile flight testing, with 19 years at Teledyne Brown/Teledyne Solutions and over 13 years as Troy7’s CEO. Lynn’s career focused on signature phenomenology and maintaining the latest intelligence assessments of threat systems with regard to weapon system flight test target requirements. As a result, Lynn has managed the technical and schedule requirements for more than fifty (50) successful target launches supporting Aegis BMD, THAAD, ABL, and LTPO.

Lynn holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Alabama Huntsville in Electrical Engineering and is grateful to have benefitted from the UAH Cooperative Education program.

Lynn currently serves on several local non-profit Boards: Huntsville Madison County Chamber Executive Committee (Vice Chair Economic Development), 305 8th Street, Habitat for Humanity (Vice-President), Community Foundation (Finance Chair), and the American Heart Association’s Heart Ball Executive Leadership Team (2021 Chair). She also serves on UAH’s Last Mile Committee, the Women’s Philanthropy Society’s Advisory Board, and she is a Hudson Alpha Ambassador.  In 2018, she received the Russell G. Brown Executive Leadership award and was recognized as one of Alabama Media Groups Women Who Shape the State. In 2013, she received the Technology Award from WEDC’s Women Honoring Women. Lynn is a graduate of the Huntsville Leadership Flagship Class (L29) and the 2019 FBI Citizens Academy. Lynn is currently a member of the Leadership Alabama XXXI class. Lynn resides in Huntsville, Alabama with her husband, John.  The Troy’s have four (4) children and six (6) grandchildren.

Mark Terseck, President

Mark Terseck is the President of Troy 7, Inc. Mark has more than 30 years of service to America’s DoD and Civil space programs in both government and industry roles. Mark has led organizations supporting MDA, NASA, and the US Army, supporting programs to include the US Missile Defense System (MDS), the Space Shuttle Program and the US Air Force Eastern Test Range. Marks executive experience is in operations and business growth strategy development and execution.

Mark holds a BS in Civil Engineering from the Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, Florida and a MS in Engineering Management from the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Florida. Mark is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) with the Project management Institute and a certified Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma.

Mark is a member of the Board of Directors for the Redstone – Huntsville Chapter of the Association of the United States Army, and the Huntsville Aerospace Marketing Association and has been a 7 year committee member for the annual Space and Missile Defense Symposium in Huntsville, AL.
Mark and his wife Linda have three (3) children.

Patty Gargulinski, Chief Operations Officer




Patty Gargulinski is the Chief Operations Officer of Troy 7, Inc. She has 35 years of experience in defense and aerospace programs – 9 years in Industry and 26 years Government. Her industry experience is in business development, site and staff management, operations, and contract management. Her government work was in engineering and management and spans the acquisition life cycle with field, headquarters, program office, and Pentagon experience. Patty held positions in engineering, test and evaluation, operational system support and sustainment, program protection, acquisition, contract and program management. She was a former member of the Senior Executive Service with the Missile Defense Agency.

Patty holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Georgia Tech in Electrical Engineering. She is Defense Acquisition Workforce Level III Certified in 3 fields: Program Management, Test and Evaluation, and Systems Planning, Research, Development and Engineering.

Patty and her husband Tom have two children. In her spare time, Patty loves challenging workouts and hiking, cooking, gardening, and hunting.



Richard Lemke, Executive Vice President




Richard Lemke is an Executive Vice President at Troy7 currently working as a Senior Engineer supporting the Missile Defense Agency. Prior to joining Troy7, Richard worked for Teledyne Solutions and Teledyne Brown as a Systems Engineer. He has supported the Target community in Huntsville for over 18 years and has worked on more than 100 missions in that time. His support has covered all aspects of Target development from the initial design phases, to supporting the buildup of Target vehicles, to supporting launch operations and through the post mission analysis of flight data including participating in several FRBs.

Since joining Troy7 in 2008, Richard has become a key member of the Troy7 team.  As a senior executive of the company, he is constantly striving to make Troy7 a successful company supporting our customers with the best employees while maintaining the company’s family atmosphere.

Richard was born and raised in Huntsville, AL and graduated from Auburn University with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering.

When not working, Richard loves to spend time with his wife and two kids. He enjoys Triathlons, SCUBA diving, snow skiing and vacations with his family.