2021 Conference for Advancing Public Safety Registration Opens

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (May 11, 2021)—Mission Critical Partners (MCP) announced today that registration for its second annual Conference for Advancing Public Safety is open. The 2021 edition is two-day, virtual conference for public safety and justice sector leaders. It features four educational tracks that feature a variety of panel discussions and educational presentations. The tracks include:

  • 911 and Emergency Communication Centers
  • Law Enforcement, Fire/EMS, Emergency Management
  • Justice (corrections and the courts)
  • General Sessions (keynotes, as well as leadership, change-management and crossover topics)

CAPS also provides participants with numerous networking opportunities, as well as a chance to learn more about MCP employment opportunities through a career fair.

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Topics: Meet Our People, Company News

Posted on May 11, 2021

Kevin Murray Selected to Receive NG911 Institute’s Leadership Award

Award honors his thought leadership and vision in leading the public safety and justice communities into the future

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (March 31, 2021) — Mission Critical Partners (MCP) announced today that Kevin Murray, the firm’s cofounder and executive chairman, was selected to receive a 911 Honor Award from the NG911 Institute, in the Industry Professional category. The NG911 Institute works to advance deployment of Next Generation 911 systems nationwide.

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Posted on March 31, 2021

Joseph Wheeler Selected to Receive IJIS Institute’s Shumate Award

Award recognizes his career-long work to enhance data integration and information sharing in the justice and public safety communities

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (March 12, 2021) — Mission Critical Partners (MCP) announced today that Joseph Wheeler was selected to receive this year’s Robert P. Shumate National Public Safety Contributor to Excellence Award from the IJIS Institute. Wheeler recently joined MCP when the firm acquired Seattle-based MTG Management Consultants, where he served as senior partner and chief executive officer (CEO). Wheeler is an MTG cofounder and led the firm’s justice and courts practice. He serves in a similar role at MCP as vice president of justice and courts.

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Posted on March 10, 2021

Mission Critical Partners Appoints Darrin Reilly Chief Executive Officer and Names Kevin Murray Executive Chairman

Transition to become effective February 1, 2021

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (January 19, 2021) — Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a leading provider of services and solutions that support mission-critical communications, today announced that Darrin Reilly has been appointed chief executive officer. Kevin Murray, formerly chief executive officer, has been appointed executive chairman of the firm’s board of directors. These changes will take effect on February 1, 2021.

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Topics: Industry News, Meet Our People, Company News

Posted on January 19, 2021

MCP In the News: MCP Featured as One of Pennsylvania Startup Winners

Mission Critical Partners' was recently featured as one of Pennsylvania's startup winners in Keystone Edge magazine. The following is a excerpt from the article by writer Elise Vider:

For every tech entrepreneur working out of a garage and dreaming of unicorns — not the mythical creatures, but the legendary startups that ultimately hit a $1 billion market valuation – the hard truth is that the odds of survival are daunting. As Forbes reported last year, as many as 75 percent of venture-backed startups fail; the failure rate of all U.S. companies after five years is over 50 percent.

Meanwhile in Pennsylvania, a healthy cohort of growing tech startups are beating the odds. We spoke to three founders about what it takes to get solidly on the path to success.

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Topics: Meet Our People, 10 Years of MCP, Company News, Awards

Posted on November 20, 2019