Rick Smith, the Chief Operating Officer of Securus Technologies recently commented on many different positive emails and letters that his company received due to the excellent job it is doing. Securus offers a spread of technologies that help to keep society safe, and the company mainly focuses its efforts on corrections facilities, corrections organizations, and other public safety groups that work to protect people. Quite a bit of what Securus offers helps to prevent and solve different crimes including those acted out by prison inmates during their time of incarceration.
Rick Smith is a humble leader for Securus but was very happy when the reports of the emails and letters came to light. Without tooting their own horn, too much, he is glad that the world is beginning to realize the amazing service that Securus offers and how it helps to keep people safe. He recently commented on the fact that Securus is coming up with new products and services on a weekly basis that assist law enforcement officers with the very important job of limiting the amount of crime that occurs. He went further to say that his company has been receiving thousands of emails and letters that thank them for everything they are doing to help law enforcement keep people, inmates and their families, and parolees safe. Read more about Rick on Bloomberg.com.
To add to what they already offer, Rick Smith Securus acquired JPay, which is a tech company that created email, electronic payments, and many other educational as well as entertaining applications for inmates in the prison system. Mr. Smith commented that acquiring JPay will allow him and his company to build and offer any software or tech based application that jails, modern prisons, or correctional agencies might need. He also said that he had been eyeing JPay for some time and that he knew now was the time to move forward with the purchase so Securus could grow into the corrections tech leader that he has envisioned it to be.
Rick Smith is a Member of the Board for Integra Telecom Co Ltd. and also served as a Board member with Eschelon Telecom Inc. He worked hard and earned a spread of degrees while going to college, and his first degree was an Associate’s Degree that he received while he studied at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He also received a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from the State University of New York at Buffalo and earned a Master’s Degree in Engineering while attending the same university. Finally, he earned an MBA while going to the University of Rochester. Along with being the CEO of Securus Technologies, Mr. Smith has also been the President, COO, and Chief Financial Officer of Eschelon Telecom Inc. Follow Rick’s profile at LinkedIn.com.