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Rich Cagle Joins Mission Critical Partners to Lead Growth

Mission-critical communications expert brings extensive public-sector experience

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:

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.

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.

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.

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:

Mission Critical Partners Announces New Leadership Appointments

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (May 1, 2019)—Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a public safety consulting and information technology (IT) support services firm, today announced two new appointments to its senior leadership team. Darrin Reilly was named chief operating officer (COO); he is based in MCP’s Southlake, Texas, office, and will report to Kevin Murray, chairman and chief executive officer. Succeeding Reilly will be Jason Scharfspitz, who was named senior vice president of corporate development and product management. Scharfspitz will report to Reilly.

Mission Critical Partners Appoints Public Safety Systems Expert to Serve in New Role on Executive Team

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (MAY 16, 2018) — Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a leading consulting and lifecycle management services firm in the public safety systems and operations field, has appointed Darrin J. Reilly as its senior vice president, corporate development.

Mission Critical Partners Names Eric Caddy Market Segment Leader for Networks and 911 Services

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (May 14, 2018)—Mission Critical Partners (MCP), a leading consulting and lifecycle management services firm in the public safety systems and operations field, announced today the promotion of Eric Caddy as its vice president, director of networks and 911 services.

Mission Critical Partners Announces New Appointments to Board of Directors

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (March 27, 2018)—Mission Critical Partners (MCP) announced today the appointment of five new officers to its board of directors.

Mission Critical Partners Announces Key Organizational Moves to Deliver Added-Value to Clients and to Drive Innovation

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (March 27, 2018)—Mission Critical Partners (MCP) announced today a new organizational structure and the appointments of several key leaders. These changes are designed to align with the company’s strategic objectives to drive innovation across the public safety communications ecosystem, adapt to the evolved needs of the emergency response process, and focus on delivering added-value to clients.

Former Operations Chief For D.C. Office Of Unified Communications Joins Mission Critical Partners

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (March 9, 2018)—Mission Critical Partners (MCP) today announced the addition of Jeff Wobbleton to its industry-leading roster of public safety subject-matter experts.