Get To Know Us

Our goal is simple: To support you in achieving your public safety mission. Why? Because your mission matters.

Mission Critical Partners is committed to delivering outstanding technical, operational and strategic planning consulting services to overcome mission critical public safety communication challenges.

As former clients ourselves, we understand—as only a client can—how policy, financing, governance, operations, and technology must converge to holistically solve complex issues. We are committed to our clients; listening and being responsive to their needs, being consistent and accountable, and to being both objective and visionary.

Learn more about our current contract vehicles that could help with the procurement of our consulting services: See Our Current Contract Vehicles



We work with our clients to develop a sound approach by first seeking to understand the challenge, analyzing the data and information available and developing a durable resolution. We provide unbiased recommendations and maintain independence from vendors providing mission critical products.

Our award-winning team consists of former public safety specialists, project management professionals (PMPs), and technology, forensic and policy specialists. Mission Critical’s principals have each invested more than 30 years in the 9-1-1 industry and continue to serve as advisors to key federal and state governmental bodies and also in key leadership roles in all the major industry organizations, such as NENA, APCO, and iCERT.

Learn more about joining our team: See Our Current Opportunities.


Our Leadership

R. Kevin Murray, ENP

President and Chief Executive Officer

Kevin has invested more than three decades in the public safety communications industry. Read More

Leonard F. Kowalski, MBA, PMP

Principal, Senior Vice President and Program Manager

Len brings over 30 years of engineering, IT and project management experience to the team. Read More

Brian L. Bark, ENP

Principal and Senior Vice President

As a client advocate with more than 30 years of public safety communications experience, Brian has extensive experience with developing forward-thinking solutions for clients. Read More

David F. Jones, ENP

Principal and Senior Vice President

David provides executive-level consultative services and expertise on matters related to Next Generation
9-1-1, government affairs, public policy, and legislation. Read More

David W. Boyce

Vice President of Technical Services/ Senior Technology Specialist

Dave provides technical solutions to solve complex Next Generation 9-1-1, network, voice, and data challenges with client-centric, technology-oriented solutions. Read More

Charles Conley, PMP, ENP

Vice President and
Chief Operations Officer

Charles is a proven leader with 43 years of progressive experience . Read More

Sidney M. McConahy, PMP, ENP

Director of Operations and Senior
Project Manager

Sid has been actively involved with emergency services for the past 30 years. Read More

John L. Spearly, MHA

Director of Administrative Services

John provides strategic, operational, technical and business leadership. Read More