Rick Smith is CEO and also the owner of Securus Technologies; ST is an inmate communication company that is based headquartered in Carrollton, Texas. Securus Technologies, as it is today, has risen from the merger of Evercom and T-Netix in September 2004, two giant leading corrections industry companies, as well as the acquisition of Syscon Justice Systems in June 2007; Syscon is a global international brand leader in Criminal Management Systems. Coupled with a relentless focus on serving clientele with excellence as well as ongoing innovative initiatives in numerous crucial areas comprising an industry leading technology/architecture, Securus has proved itself to be a tough competitor in Corrections Market.
ST is a leading provider of technologies which are used these days to protect our society and to let ordinary people a fear free life. Corrections organizations, current customers, and public safety organizations continue to request services to protect and study different situations. Nowadays, Securus Technology specializes in both criminal and civil justice technology, a different type of solutions, focusing on solving and avoiding crimes which include misconducts committed by prisoners while incarcerated. Visit Bloomberg to know more about Rick.
Rick has earned his BS in Electrical Engineering. He holds two Master i.e. MBA and Master in Mathematics.” Rick Smith is certainly an ideal candidate to continue, with a proficient hand and in a more focused way, to drive ST forward to a leadership position in Corrections industry. Rick has an exceptional combination of education, skills, and personality. ST can never find another candidate for this crucial position other than Rick Smith.
Rick Smith has an extensive experience in the telecom industry and has also held a series of positions in a diversity of disciplines at Frontier Corporation together with finance, IT, business development, operations, and many others. Since almost a decade, he has been working at Eschelon Telecom, Inc. as its CEO; during this time he produced revenue from around US$30 million to $350 million and also raised EBITDA to almost US$80 million, a CAGR of forty-eight percent that is an achievement in itself. With that huge success, he led Eschelon Telecom to a successful IPO in the 2005 summer.
Smith, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Securus Technologies claim that ST is a very strong investment – product development and service proposals are released minimum one time in each week to assist corrections agencies and law enforcement to prevent social problems and solve crimes in our society. In fact, Rick comments further regarding ST receiving thousands of emails and letters regarding appreciation from its customer about how ST has continued to provide sufficient services and help keep society, comprising inmates along with their families much safer than previous years. Moreover, Rick said that building safety into the DNA of a company is a part of the honor of ST to serve and protect the community (by being socially responsible).