As the chief executive officer of Securus Technologies, Rick Smith has put a lot of work in building the company. His appointment to the executive position was announced in 2008. Since then, Smith has been supportive of Securus modern initiatives in facilitating communication channels in correctional facilities. Smith understands the importance of incorporating team work in order to achieve excellent results. Because of his ethics, the company believed in his ability to lead the team through focus and drive. Presently, he has been cheered for guiding the team towards excellence. With the challenges that most correctional facilities face, Rick Smith has developed easy to implement strategies coupled with modern gadgets for communication.
Smith’s career borders multiple backgrounds of experiences including finance, operations, accounts management, information technology, telecommunications as well as business development. With a vast background in leadership, Smith is a trend setter in most industries. This is because every company requires a leader to dock the ship. For this reason, Smith has provided skills that can be emulated by many.
Securus Technologies is a leading communications firm that handles all prison facilities in North America. With its head office in Dallas Texas, Securus serves over 200 facilities across the world. With an employee interface of approximately 1000, the firm works round the clock to ensure emergency response and safety. Since its establishment, Securus Technologies has served over 1,000,000 inmates in 2,600 facilities. From law enforcement to public safety agencies, the input of Rick Smith in this facility is highly regarded. Often has he championed the development of powerful gadgets for communication.
With Rick’s guidance, Securus Technologies has continued to provide the society with safety gadgets by wading off insecurity. With the commitment, Securus covers incident management, communications, monitoring as well as biometrics. Smith has a strong academic background featuring an associate’s degree from the prestigious University of Rochester. By majoring in engineering, Smith understands the technicalities that come with managing communication channels. He is therefore better placed to manage Securus Technologies. At the State University of New York, Rick Smith advanced his studies by attaining a master’s degree. Being visionary, Smith enrolled for a course at the Rochester University.
In building Securus Technologies, Rick Smith has acted as the lead project initiator for multiple contracts. Perhaps his major success story is the facilitation of a major contract with JPay, a leading company in electronic payments, emails and entertainment. Securus Technologies made the announcement in April 2014. With the stocks purchasing agreement, Securus landed a major deal because this system hosts educational related applications for prisoners. In regards to the acquisition, Smith stated that Securus can virtually offer high-tech software for correctional facilities to operate efficiently. Having admired JPay for a long time, Securus was pleased to be part of the business.