Richard Smith is also known as Rick. He is the President and also the chief executive officer at the Securus technologies. Richard has held this position since June 2008. He is the former president of Eschelon Telecom Inc. He held the position from 2000 to August 2003. Richard served as the chief executive officer and also chief operating officer of the company. Richard worked as the chief financial officer at Eschelon Telecom Inc. from 1998 to 2000. He also worked at Frontier Corp where he was the vice president of Financial Management. Rick Smith was the chief information officer and the Controller at Frontier Information Technologies in 1998.
Rick Smith once worked at Midwest Telephone Operations where he served as the vice president. Richard was able to bring change and growth in each position that he held. He was termed as an outstanding and helpful colleague. Richard has been serving as the Chairman of Securus Technologies since 2009. Securus is a prison technology firm that is based in Dallas, Texas. The company was established in 1986. The company has employed more than 1000 employees. It has contracts with approximately 2600 correctional facilities in America. Securus announced that it had made investments in technologies, acquisitions, and patents worth $600 million in 3 years. The enterprise has been able to secure many lucrative contracts in the majority of the correctional facilities in the US. Rick has earned a reputation as a hard worker and dynamic leader who motivates his employees. He has been able to steer Securus Technologies to become a household name and to achieve its strategic goals and visions. He attributes his success to commitment, hard work, and passion. Richard Smith has been able to bring revolution to the correctional facilities through the Securus Technologies.
Richard Smith studied at the Rochester Institute of Technology where he got his Associate of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering. He also holds a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering that he acquired from State University of New York, Buffalo. Richard also holds a Masters in Mathematics that he acquired from the State University of New York, Brockport. He also went to the University of Rochester’s Simon School where he got his Masters in Business Administration. Richard Smith has also been able to work with several institutions including Global Crossing North America Inc. Rick Smith is a board member at the Ingra Telecom Co Ltd and also at the Eschelon Telecom Inc. He offers his insights and contributions about the use of technology in changing people’s lives. Visit LinkedIn and follow Rick’s profile.