Back in 2008, the current Chief Executive Officer of the Securus Technologies Richard Falcone passed the mantle to Mr. Rick Smith. Today, Rick Smith has chosen to follow the former CEO steps since he has a great set of skills. He boasts of a track record that was set straightforward after landing in Securus Technologies. He has held many positions in the Securus technologies that have helped him scale up his experience market. His last job before joining Securus was at Eschelon Telecom, and he had been a CEO too. In at least nine years, he managed to grow the revenue of the company significantly. His academic qualifications are worth noting for he holds a Bachelor degree of science in Electrical engineering. Additionally, he has a Master’s degree in the mathematics discipline.
Securus Technologies is an American Prison-based Company in Texas which was founded in1986. It also has other offices in Georgia too. The company has managed to employ close to a 1,000 people and are reported to have contracts exceeding 2,600 people. The company has managed to serve more than 2,200 correctional facilities both in the United States and Canada. In July 2016, the company announced having invested more than $600 million in both technologies and patents for around three years. Rick Smith has been credited for the boost in the profit of this firm. Many people who have experience of any Securus service believes that Rick is the right man for the job. His drive and focus have been one of a kind, and this has helped the company surge forward and has been named as the best leader present in the correctional industries today.
His success has been attributed to the companies he worked for before such as telecommunications and business development. Other enterprises that have helped him reach the standards he is in include the Global Crossing in North America where he was a controller and the chief of information.Today, Securus Technologies is considered as one of the strongest technology firms in the United States. Every week, product development proposals are usually released to help in law enforcement. Additionally, the proposals also aid in solving crimes in the correctional facilities and prevent more problems which are birthed in the present day society. Rick Smith recently reported how Securus Technologies was receiving a good number of letters and emails. Most of them contained appreciation reports of Securus Technologies was providing adequate services. The services have helped the society with the inclusion of the inmates be safer than the previous years before. Rick Smith also said that the building of safety in the DNA of the company is what Securus aims at in their everyday endeavors.