It is undisputed that executive team leaders are the key decision makers in every organization. Top management leaders formulate purpose while instilling values, influence, and culture in the team. Most chief executive officers affect the outcome of results in management. These people determine the results of implemented strategies in organizations. The influence has been quantified to 29 % according to society for industrial and organizational psychology. With Rick Smith as the chief executive officer of Securus Technologies, this organization has made news headlines for being a top service provider of communication gadgets and safety equipment in correctional facilities and public safety.
Rick Smith joined Securus Technologies in 2008. His service to this company has been exemplary with the company bagging awards and receiving positive client review. In 2015, Smith acquired JPay via the company’s definitive stock. JPay is an ultimate platform for modern payments, communications, entertainment as well as education in the prison facility. JPay has been a long time service deliverer for email and online payments as well. The company has served more than 33 correctional facilities. Rick Smith explained that the merger of acquisition would provide state of the modern art technologies. This would, in turn, produce groundbreaking tools as well as platforms to aid in the operations of correctional facilities.
Before Rick joined Securus Technologies, he was at Eschelon Telecom Inc. Between 2003 and 2007, he was appointed the president of the company. Initially, he had served as the chief operating officer as well as the chief financial officer of the company between 1998 and 2003. Rick Smith worked at Global Crossing for twenty-six years. In the company, he held more than one executive position. He was the president, controller as well as the chief information officer of the company between 1972 and 1998. Smith has worked for other companies at an executive level. At Frontier Technologies, he was the president. He was also a director at Midwest Telephone Operations. The board member of Integra and Eschelon Telecom has extensive experience in management. Visit LinkedIn and follow Rick’s profile.
Smith has merged with various leading and qualified service providers in providing best services for correctional facilities. In 2016, he brokered a partnership with the Harris Corporation. This was in a bid to secure the distribution of contraband products for security. According to Rick Smith, the products would help the prison officials in managing and controlling contraband cell phones as well as any other wireless gadgets. This partnership saw Securus Technologies be the sole provider and distributor of devices to penal institutions across the United States of America.
Rick Smith is an alumnus of the Rochester University. The Bachelor of Science graduate holds a degree in electrical engineering from Rochester too. He advanced his studies by joining the University of New York for a master’s degree in mathematics in addition to business administration.