Chief Operating Officer
Troy L. Littles is the Chief Operating Officer for GTRI. Troy provides strategic oversight and guides the day-to-day operations of the research institute.
Before joining GTRI, Troy served as the Chief Operating Officer of the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA). Troy directed complex administrative, technical, and professional services in that position, directly affecting a large, complex multi-mission Department of Defense (DoD) organization. He was responsible for the day-to-day efforts that directly affect administration management. As an advisor to the director and senior staff, Troy provided advice and assistance on various matters, including those with broad impact and sensitive issues. By establishing program objectives and identifying required resources, he developed short and long-term plans for DCSA to promote an efficient, economical, and progressive organization.
A decorated combat veteran, Troy has a distinguished 26-year military career, serving in a variety of leadership positions as an Army Military Intelligence Officer. He is the recipient of numerous combat, Joint, NATO, and Army awards and decorations.
Troy holds a bachelor of science degree from Longwood University and a master of science degree from Kansas State University.