Rick Smiths’ Job at the Correctional Facilities

Achieving success in one’s career is something that can well be used to describe Rick Smith of Securus Technology. Having always performed well in anything he set his mind on, his educational background speaks volumes on his exemplary focus which made him succeed throughout his life. His educational background has played a significant role in enabling him to rise swiftly in his career. To begin with, Rick Smith was awarded his associates degree from Rochester Institute of Technology. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the State University of New York. Rick Smith also did receive his MBA from the University of Rochester, Simon School.

After finishing his studies, Rick Smith Secures and started pursuing his career in telecommunications and years later he had accumulated a wide knowledge that enabled his hold a series of leadership roles. At Frontier Corporation, Rick held different quite some positions as Technologies President. When he had worked at Midwest Telephone Company he had had the opportunity to become the Vice President of Operations; also as it Network Plant Operations Director; he also became the Director of Business Development and finally the company’s Financial Manager. His career also saw him work for Global Crossing North America Inc. and while working here, he was graced to hold other many positions in IT, in operations, business development, and finance.

In 2008, Securus Technologies came calling on him and because of his accumulated skill sets and experience where he was appointed to the position of CEO. This appointment was aimed at bringing a new energetic spirit into the company so as to help guide and propel the company to attain more success. Securus Technology Company was established in the year 1986. The company was then contracted by the United States Government to provide cutting edge civil and criminal justice technology solutions to its correctional facilities. Through this, the company ensured that the public was kept safe through modernizing the prison systems in the United States. The company now provides its services to many correctional facilities spread across the country with its central quarter being in the State of Texas with other many regional offices found in other parts of the country in places such as Carrollton, Allen, Atlanta, and Georgia.

During his appointment, Rick Smith went on to mention about the company’s unrelenting commitment to its mandate of providing the best technological solutions to the prison systems. He praised the company for helping those incarcerated in the prisons a reliable communication system to connect back to their loved ones. In his statement, he also added that the firm has been on the forefront in providing assisting technology that helps investigators to connect the missing links in their investigations. He added that the company’s ability to connect prisoners to their families has aided in helping those affected to heal and intern their loved ones get to accept their realities.

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