Rick Smith is serving as the CEO of Securus Technology since July 2008. He has managed this position really well as he has the requisite experience, vision as well as drive. He has used these skills to move his company forward. Today Securus Technologies is considered as the undisputed leader in the field of security in corrections facilities. They have earned a reputation for providing quality products as well as services.
Rick Smith has worked in varied sectors. These include finance and operations. Other fields are information technology besides business development, along with telecommunications and much more. He is making use of this varied skill set at Securus Technologies. His leadership skills are truly exemplary. Visit securustechnologies.com for more info.
Securus Technologies has its headquarters in Dallas, Texas. It is providing a wide range of products as well as services that are being used by over 1,000,000 inmates that are spread across 2,600 corrections, besides public safety agencies spread all across North America. Securus under the leadership of Rick Smith continues its commitment to providing quality products and services to the corrections facilities. These are used for incident management, besides emergency response, as well as communications. They are also used for monitoring besides doing a biometric analysis. Other sectors where these products play a role include public information and in doing investigation along with self-service by inmates.
Rick Smith has a strong educational background. His associate’s degree is from the Rochester Institute of Technology. He has earned his bachelor’s degree in engineering. This was from the State University of New York, Buffalo. He has done his Master’s in Engineering. This is also from the State University of New York. He has done MBA from the Simon School, University of Rochester.
He worked with Global Crossing North America Inc. from 1972 to 1988. He held a variety of roles here. He was the Controller here as well as the Chief Information Officer. He also held the position of President, Frontier Information Technologies. He was the vice-president, Midwest Telephone Operations besides being the Director, Network Plant Operations. He also held the post of Director, Business Development. He was working as the vice president, Financial Management for this company. Read more on glassdoor.com about Rick Smith Securus.
From 1998 to 2000, Rick Smith worked with Eschelon Telecom Inc. as their chief financial officer. In 2000 he was promoted to the post of company president. By 2003, he was the CEO of the company. The revenue of the company moved up from $30 million to $350 million during that time. Rick Smith led to a successful IPO of the company too. In 2008 Rick Smith moved to Securus Technologies as its President and CEO. In 2009, he became the company chairman. Rick Smith Securus has a domestic call center that is manned by its own staff.