*Rick Smith: Successful Businessman:
Rick Smith is currently the CEO of Securus Technologies. Rick Smith has held this position since 2014. Securus Technologies is currently based out of Dallas Texas. Securus Technologies provides communication services to those who are incarcerated.Securus is one of the only companies that currently offers Inmate Debit Calling. Securus also offers traditional collect call billing. However, it seems that the Inmate Debit Calling plan is becoming quite popular.Securus can keep you connected through video visitation without ever having to leave the comfort of your home. Many are using the video feature because it saves them a trip to the prison. Visiting someone in prison can be a hassle due to certain clearance and security issues. Securus also offers pre paid Advance-Connect calling accounts. Smith takes his duties as CEO of Securus quite seriously.
Prior to serving as CEO to Securus Technologies, Smith was the President and COO for Echelon Technologies. Rick Smith served as President of Echelon for about three years. Echelon Technologies provides services to the IT as well as healthcare industry.Securus is one of the first companies to provide direct calling features to prisons around the country. The services Securus provides enables family to communicate with incarcerated loved ones nearly any time of the day or week.Rick Smith also worked for Global Crossing- North America earlier in his career. Smith held various positions at Global Crossing. Smith gained a great deal of experience from working at Global Crossing that essentially helped lay the foundation for his future business success.
Global Crossing is a large telecommunications organization. The company provides a variety of sophisticated computer networking services worldwide. The company is based out of Hamilton, Bermuda.Smith also held a board position with Integra Telecom and Echelon Technologies. Rick Smith has been featured several times on Bloomberg and several business articles about Smith have appeared in Forbes.Rick Smith received his Bachelor Degree in Engineering from the University of Rochester (Buffalo). In addition, Smith went on to receive his MBA from the University of Rochester.Rick Smith has always possessed a strong work ethic. His strong work ethic combined with an overwhelming drive to succeed has helped Smith achieve his business as well as career goals.