Tracy Pennycuick is a combat veteran who served our country in the United States Army for 26 years, both active duty and reserves. Tracy enlisted and served as a medic before going to college and earning a commission through ROTC. She graduated flight school and went on to pilot UH-60 Blackhawks during three combat tours. Tracy was trained as an efficiency expert through the Department of Defenses’s Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Program. She headed the Lean Six Sigma Study on “Contractor Accountability on the Battlefield.” Tracy represented the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) to the United Kingdom’s Ministry of Defense. Tracy was awarded the Bronze Star and retired at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
Small Business Owner
While serving in the reserves, Tracy Pennycuick started her own successful small business in aviation services. She grew a small two person aviation consulting business, to an aviation import/export, modification, manufacturing business with 17 employees in 4 geographical locations. Tracy knows what it takes to run a business and create jobs in this economy.
For many years, Tracy served as the Montgomery County Director of Veterans Affairs where she assisted veterans by cutting through government red tape and connecting them with the vital resources they earned through their service to our country. Tracy continues to serve veterans as a Volunteer Veteran Service Officer and board member of several veteran focused non-profits.
Education Tracy holds a bachelor’s degree in Business from University of Missouri, a master’s degree in Public Administration from Post University, and is a US Army Command & General Staff College graduate.
Wife and Mother
Tracy and her husband, Rick, have been married for 27 years. Rick Pennycuick is also a U.S. Army helicopter pilot and combat veteran. They reside in Harleysville and have four grown children.