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Rick Smith: Leading Securus Technologies to the Top

Rick Smith is the CEO of Securus Technologies. Securus Technologies is one of the leading companies that deal with providing communication services to correctional facilities. The company provides vital services such as email, payments using various platforms, phone calls, phone messages, inmate tablets, software services, and many others.

Since Securus Technologies acquired JPay in 2015, they have been able to strengthen their services, and there can now provide practically all software services in correctional facilities. Securus Technologies serves over 2,400 law enforcement, correctional facilities and public safety facilities all over North America. Moreover, the company’s services are also used by more than one million across the region. The company’s headquarters is situated in the Dallas area of Texas. The company also has other regional offices in Atlanta, Georgia, Allen Texas and Carrollton, Texas and his Linkedin.

Securus Technologies was founded in 1986, and it has continued to grow tremendously over the years. In addition to serving inmates and officials in the prison service, the company also tackles public safety measures. They do this by ensuring that the public can communicate with the inmates and even send them money through the safest way possible.

Under the capable leadership of Rick Smith, Securus Technologies now provides other services such as biometric analysis, incident management, information management and emergency response. In addition to services such public information services, investigation, monitoring products, communication services and inmate services which they provided since inception. Therefore, Securus also strives to make the inmates safe while undergoing their sentences and makes sure that their wardens are carrying out their mandate as expected.


About Rick Smith

Richard A. Smith is the CEO and Chairman of Securus Technologies, and he ensures that the company is running efficiently and smoothly. Through him, the company launches new products and services weekly. The capable CEO attests to this by confessing that the company receives numerous emails and correspondence services through letters about their brilliant services. The chairman and CEO took over the reins of the company on June 23rd, 2008 from Richard Falcone.

Thanks to efforts of Rick Smith, the company has been able to invest over 600 million dollars in patents, acquisitions, and technologies over a period of three years. Before working with Securus, Mr. Smith was working for Eschelon Telecom as a President and Chief Operating Officer. In addition to this, he worked for the same company as a CFO and also as the president and CEO. Between 1972 and 1988, Rick Smith worked for Global Crossing North America under various positions and what Rick Smith knows.

Rick Smith attained his MBA from The University of Rochester. He attended the State University of New York at Buffalo and graduated with an Engineering Bachelor’s Degree. He also has a Master’s Degree in engineering from the same institution. Rick Smith has an associate degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology. The Securus Technologies CEO is a member of the Integra Telecom company board and the Eschelon Telecom board and

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