Businessman and executive Mr. Richard “Rick” A. Smith has been at the help the large corporation of Secutus Technologies Inc. since the year of 2008. At his role of Cheif executive officer (CEO), Chairman, and President of the enterprise, Mr. Rick Smith has been looking after the successful expansion of Securus Technologies.
Over the past few years, Securus Technologies expanded their efforts of growth. The company has directed more than half a billion dollars into acquiring businesses and increasing their range of product, according to the announcement from 2015 that Mr. Rick Smith made. Mr. Rick Smith is also leading the business of Securus Technologies into the industry of inmate communication which has brought Securus even more success.
Previously in his career, Mr. Rick Smith has served in the sector of telecommunication. He put a start to his business career when he joined the company of Global Crossing North America Inc. in 1972. Mr. Rick Smith served at a variety of position at the company until 1998. His next post was of Chie Financial Officer At Eschelon Telecom Inc which Mr. Rick Smith occupied up until the year 2000. The next three years Mr. Rick Smith served as President and Chief Operation Officer of the company due to a promotion. In 2003, Mr. Rick Smith received another promotion, and so he became President and Chief executive officer (CEO) of the corporation. In 2008, Mr. Rick Smith became a part of Securus Technologies Inc. Mr. Rick Smith is a member of the boards of Integra telecom Co Ltd as well as Eschelon Telecom Inc.
In terms of education, Mr. Rick Smith has obtained a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo as well as a master’s degree in the same field from the State Univerity of New York. After that Mr. Rick Smith also achieved an MBA from the University of Rochester as well as an Associate’s degree from the Rochester Institute of Technology.
Over the course of his career, Mr. Rick Smith has established himself as a strong leader. He is heavily involved in the industry of security tech as well as in inmate communication. Mr. Rick Smith spoke about how Securus Technologies views the incarcerate experience and made a number of suggestions for improvement.
According to Securus Technologies, the prisons in the U. S. specifically need to start providing more opportunities for personal development to inmates including better education. Medical care is also something that could stand an improvement. Securus Technologies believes that providing inmates with a higher quality of life and better education will serve to integrate them into the society far better.
Securus Technologie continues to bring innovation in the industry and to serve inmates and prison officials alike.