Richard A. Smith, also famously known as Rick, has been the CEO and President of Securus Technologies since 2008. Mr. Smith served as President of Echelon Telecom from 2000 to 2003. Securus Technologies is a nonprofit prison technology company situated in Dallas, Texas. It was launched in 1986, and its headquarters is situated in Dallas, Texas.The company has over 1,000 employees working for over 3,000 correctional facilities in the USA and serving over 2,000 correctional centers in Canada and USA. Securus has invested over $ 600 million in technologies, acquisitions, and patents in the years it has been in operation.The company has introduced a control system to the contraband cell phones, Securus has access solutions and approval in correctional facilities in correctional facilities. Early in the year, it launched Wireless Containment Solutions to the correctional facilities which were advanced to inhibit second-hand cell phones from contacting mobile networks.
Securus Technologies is the number one company that provides telephone services to the inmates in the US prisons at the highest rates than the general public. The company has achieved great milestones through phone records made from the correctional facilities. Securus offers a variety of products and services.Mr. Smith has a great background at attached a great set of skills and experience and an impressive track record at Securus Technologies. Richard has some expertise in the Telecom industry and has held various positions in the fields of Finance, IT, Business Development, Operations among many for the last decade. He has led many companies such as Eschelon Telecom and EBITDA to making more profits.
Rick has a rock solid educational background including a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from New York University and holds a Masters in Mathematics as well as Business Administration from Simon School.Rick Smith has worked with Global Crossing and served in various capacities in the Information Technology world for several years. Mr. Smith, being at the helm of Securus Technologies, has developed the company to become a business leader in the correctional industry.Smith has excellent leadership skills and management skills that he employs in all the companies he has worked for in his many years. Many believe he was the man for the job that he assumed. He has great focus and drives in all he does. He has made Securus Technologies be the undisputed leader when it comes to product and service provision. Smith has some unique skillset and background with an excellent track record.Under the leadership of Smith, the company has stood out from its competitors in the telecommunication field. The company now boasts of excellent service delivery through the massive investments made over the years.