Irving, TX – May 11, 2022 –
EF Johnson Technologies, a leading solution provider of mission-critical communications technology for emergency responders, has announced two changes to its senior leadership structure to sustain its growth, profitability and long-term success. These changes include the promotion of Mitch Urbanczyk to Senior Vice President of Sales and Stephanie Spears as Vice President of Bid Operations.

  • Mitch Urbanczyk, currently Vice President of Strategic Systems Sales, will now lead as the Senior Vice President of Sales. Mitch will oversee all sales functions in the public safety and enterprise channels, creating a unified communications strategy for the entire EFJohnson wireless solution suite.  
  • Stephanie Spears, currently serving as Senior Director of Bids and Proposals, will now assume the role of Vice President of Bid Operations. In addition to overseeing the pre-sale management functions of the business, Stephanie will also lead the wireless engineering team.

"Mitch Urbanczyk and Stephanie Spears have demonstrated commitment to the EFJohnson team and expertise in multiple fields," said Duane Anderson, President and CEO of EF Johnson Technologies. “We are uniquely positioned for continued growth as a leader in wireless communications, thanks to significant contributions by Mitch and Stephanie. These senior leadership changes demonstrate our ability to adapt, transform and capitalize on our momentum to drive growth, scale our business and operations and deliver extraordinary value to our customers.”


About EF Johnson Technologies, Inc.

EF Johnson Technologies, Inc. is an independent subsidiary of JVCKENWOOD Corporation. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, EFJohnson focuses on innovating, developing and marketing the highest quality secure communications solutions to organizations whose mission is to protect and save lives. Customers include first responders in public safety and public service, the federal government, and industrial organizations. The Company’s products are marketed under the Kenwood brand. For more information, visit

About JVCKENWOOD Corporation

JVCKENWOOD is a global manufacturer specializing in Automotive and Professional System Solutions. It was reborn as one company in October 2011 through the merger of Victor Company of Japan, Limited (JVC) and Kenwood Corporation (Kenwood) three years after management integration. JVCKENWOOD operates four business segments, Car Electronics, Professional Systems, Optical & Audio, and Entertainment Software with image, sound, and radio technologies, as well as infotainment and visual software. JVCKENWOOD creates excitement and peace of mind while aiming to achieve profitable growth and become a business group that is widely trusted by society. For more information, visit