Rick Smith serves as the CEO of a technology-based company called SECURUS Technology. Rick was promoted to CEO in July 2008 since he was the right man for the job. Since his promotion, the company has been able to stay at the top as the leading company in the provision of technology to correctional facilities and prisons. Rick has the expertise and excellent experience to steer the company to massive growth. Mr. Smith has also worked in other sectors such as in finance, business development, operations, telecommunications and much more.
Securus Technology has more than 40 years’ experience in the Industry. The company started in 1986 with a few offices in areas like Texas, Georgia, Carrollton, Allen, and Atlanta. Currently, the company has grown serving 2600 corrections, law enforcement agencies, more than 1000000 inmates, and public safety agencies. The company’s technology and services provided enable the prisons and correctional facilities to manage incidences, investigate crimes that are committed by the inmates and respond to emergencies. The technology is also used for communications, public information, monitoring, inmate self-service and biometric analysis.
Recently Securus acquired another technology-based company called JPay. The company just like Securus provides technology to correctional facilities and prisons. JPay is a well-established company that brought email and forms of electronic payments in the prison systems. The technology also provides entertainment to inmates by introducing apps that are meant for entertainment, and some are educational as well. The transaction will boost Securus’ growth and also increase their range of products and services. Rick Smith is excited to have access to JPay’s technology because JPay is known for their innovations that have kept the company on top for years. JPay was serving over 33 state prison systems at the time.
The reason Rick is a valuable resource to Securus Technology is because he has been involved in various improvement projects such as acquisition of JPay. Rick’s education is an added advantage because he holds an associate’s degree attained from the Rochester Institute of Technology. To add on that Rick also earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering and a master’s in engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He also has an MBA from the University of Rochester’s Simon School. Rick has worked for other companies such as Frontier Information Technologies, Midwest Telephone Operations, and others. In all those companies he held top leadership positions, and he positively transformed the companies and Rick Smith’s lacrosse camp.
Recently the company received emails and letters from people who were showing appreciation for the work Securus has been doing. The individuals were happy for ways Securus has managed to keep the society safe. Rick, in turn, replied to the emails and letters to thank the people. He showed gratitude and promised to continue with the great work and resume him.