Securus Technologies is the United States Prison Technology Company that is located in Dallas, Texas. The company was founded in 1986. It has offices in Carrolton and Allen in Texas and Atlanta in Georgia. Securus Technologies mainly provides leading-edge civil and criminal justice technology with the primary aim of improving public safety. The company is committed to providing high-tech software solutions that are essential to emergency response, incident management, general information, investigation, and monitoring the quality of products and services. The company is known for serving approximately three thousand four hundred correctional facilities and more than one million two hundred prisoners in forty-eight states. Securus Technologies Company has nearly one hundred and fifty field service team members who reside within the proximity of the facilities that the company serves.
Rick Smith is the current CEO of Securus Technologies Company. He acquired a variety of educational qualifications from New York University. These include a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering at the university’s branch in Buffalo and a Master’s degree in Mathematics at the university’s branch in Brockport. He also holds an Associate of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology and a Masters’ degree in Business Administration from the University of Rochester’s Simon School. He began his first work experience as a director at Integra Telecom Company. Rick later joined Frontier Information Technologies where he worked as the president and chief information officer. He held the position of a vice president of financial management at Frontier Corp that is currently known as Global Crossing. Rick Smith also worked as the president, chief operating officer, CEO, and chief financial officer of Eschelon Telecom Inc. Company from 1998 to 2007. He joined Securus Technologies as the director in June 2008. He was later promoted to the position of CEO in January 2009.
Rick Smith recently announced his intention of appointing a sales executive to the leadership team after his stock purchase agreement of acquiring the JPay Inc. This is a technology company that is responsible for the invention of email, electronic payments, entertainment, and educational-related apps. He explained his decision to expand the company’s footprint to meet the increasing customer demands. He also expressed his gratitude and contentment with the current teams’ hard work and relentless pursuit of the company’s vision and goals. Rick also expressed the desire to deliver the company’s products to all customers in the niche market including the prison staff, family, friends, and the prisoners. Rick Smith made comments about customer emails and reviews regarding the company’s products. He is acknowledged of frequently receiving thousands of letters and emails regarding customers’ appreciation of the company’s adequate and high-quality services. He firmly ascertains of the company’s mission to continually serve and uphold the social welfare of the community.