CEO On The Rise: Rick Smith


Securus Technologies is a for-profit manufacturer and producer of high-end prison technology based in Dallas, Texas with regional offices in the cities of Carrollton and Allen, Texas as well as Atlanta, Georgia. The Securus company hires about 1,000 employees and has been officially reported having documented contracts with 2,600 correctional institutions in the United States. Known for their state of the art call management and communications systems for correctional and detainment facilities, the reach of this companies influence and business even reach over the American borders and into parts of Canada. All the while boosting its value with over a net worth of $600 million in patents, technologies, and acquisitions in no less than 3 years. Securus has truly become made its self-known a one of the more profitable and consistent. Even inmates and their close associates and family member can benefit from the wide range of payment products and communication services that have been created to maximize the ideal opportunities for connecting with friends and loved ones. All these programs have been funded by multiple representatives for convenient channel access. The Facilities that benefit from the contemporary and comprehensive lineup of advanced technological solutions implemented within the patented Secure Call Platform (SCP), which allows for a facility personnel to respond or

look into an administrative issue, manage fraudulent claims, and investigative the technology aspects that support Securus’ revenue generating products and services has been completely unrivaled by the various other companies in the operate within the same field. Read more articles at HealingMagic.Net

However what is a company without its dedicated and hardworking employees along with the seasoned guidance of its Executives and CEOs. Staff members such as

Rick Smith, the CEO and Chairman of Securus Technologies since 2008, June 23rd. Smith’s extensive background, knowledge of the inner workings of companies and exceptional track record from his role as an Eschelon Telecom’s President and COO as well as its Chief Financial Officer, have clearly crafted him into a more than deserving man for the title of CEO. Before Smith was even involved in any sort of detainment technology career, he was on the verge of graduating from the University of Rochester with his MBA, Science in Electrical Engineering and Masters in Mathematics along with his Bachelor Degree in Engineering from the State University of New York, Buffalo. Smith’s pursuit of more knowledge didn’t stop there, however, with Smith obtaining his Master’s Degree in Engineering from the Stat University of New York and his associate’s Degree at the Rochester Institue of Technology. From that point on Rick Smith was able to apply for and maintain various positions at Global Crossing North America Incorporated. The 65-year-old CEO remains Securus Technologies owner til this day. Read more on Crunchbase.com