Securus Technologies is one of the prominent components of the correction facilities system that offers secure technologies for inmates at various correctional facilities. Some of the services provided include communication, emergency response, public information, biometric analysis, monitoring and incident management. Since the company was established, Securus Technologies has been in the forefront when it comes to delivering the secured technology services required at various correctional facilities.Rick Smith is the current Chief Executive Officer of Securus Technology. He started serving the company in July 2008. During his appointment, the majority believed that he was the perfect candidate to take the reins of Securus Technology due to his vast experience, drive and focus. With the help of Rick Smith, the company has experienced tremendous growth, making Securus Technology the leading service provider in the correction industry.
Rick is a prominent leader who is equipped with an excellent background, exceptional skillset and a remarkable track record. He has served in various lucrative departments including finance, operations, information technology telecommunication and business development. SECURUS Technology is a correctional company located in Dallas, Texas. The company provides diverse variety of services to more than a million inmates and 26000 correction facilities, law enforcement and public safety organizations in North America.Rick Smith is a learned individual with a solid educational background. He graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology where he obtained his Associate Degree in applied sciences. He went on to continue with his studies at the University of Rochester and acquired his MBA. He later joined the State University of New York where he received his Master’s Degree in Mathematics.
Rick completed his formal education by obtaining a Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical engineering at the State University of New York at Buffalo.From 1972 to 1998, Rick worked at Global Crossing North America Inc. where he held various lucrative posts. At the company, he served as a controller and chief information officer. He has also worked as a president of Frontier Information Technologies, vice president of Midwest Telephone operations, operation director of Network Plant and also the director of Business Development.Rick Smith was later poached by the Eschelon Telecom Inc. whereby he served as the firm’s chief financial officer from 1998 to 2000. From 2000 to 2003, Rick served as the company’s president and later nominated as the CEO. During his tenure, the company’s income increased from $30 million to $350 million.In 2008, Rick moved to Securus technologies to serve as the CEO and president. After serving the company for one year, he was appointed as the chairman. Securus technologies provide a wide range of products and services, and it has a domestic calling center that is operated by its staff.