Rick Smith is an innovative, ambitious, and talented middle-aged entrepreneur who is on a mission to take his career to a higher level while contributing to the growth of his company. Passion has been driving him to excel in everything that he sets his mind on doing. He possesses outstanding managerial skills that he has acquired from the companies that he has been working with as an employee or in the management team. Rick Smith is currently the Chief Executive Officer at Securus Technologies, an American for Profit Prison Technology Company that is based in Dallas. Visit securustechnologies.com for more info.
Rick Smith attended the University of Rochester where he graduated with Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) and later joined the State University of New York-Buffalo where he did his Bachelor Degree in Engineering. Rick went ahead to master his degree at the University of New York, and he had as well acquired his Associate Degree from Rochester Institute of Technology. Rick Smith started his career in Global Crossing North America in the year 1972, where he worked in various positions from the junior level to the top management. Smith left the company in the year 1998 when he joined Eschelon Telecom Inc. as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. Rick worked hard and found his way up to a position of the President/COO a position he held until the year 2003. Rick Smith Joined his present company Securus Technologies in the year 2008 as the president, where he has been contributing a lot positively to the point that the management appointed him as the company’s CEO.
On January 7th, 2017, Rick Smith announced that the firm has added into its team a new senior sales executive, John Bell who will be responsible for developing high-tech software based sales team to help them with their expanded portfolio of over 800 products for law enforcement and corrections sectors. John Bell who has an extensive experience in transforming organizational culture and performance into exceptional performance, exceptional growth, and developing outstanding sales leaders joined Securus Technologies from December 30th, 2015 as the Senior Vice President of Sales.
Rick Smith announced that Securus Technologies is in the front line to help in law enforcements and correction agencies solve crimes and prevent social problems in the world, in particular among the young people. He added that Securus Technologies had received many letters and emails from the customers who have been appreciating and congratulating them for providing quality services. The company has been helping in a great way to keep the inmates, their families, and the society safer than it was in the past years. All the achievements in Securus Technologies are because of Rich Smith who is dedicated to seeing the world become a better place. Read more on glassdoor.com about Rick Smith Securus.