Richard Smith CEO of Securus Technologies Aims Higher on Sales

Jun - 17 2017 | By

Richard Smith who is also known as “Rick,” was named as CEO of Securus Technologies on 23rd June 2008. However before Smith being named as a chief executive officer of Securus Technologies, earlier on he had worked with other companies. From April 2000 to August 2003 Mr. Smirth had served as president of Eschelon Telecom Inc and Frontier Corp Company too. Since 2009 to date Mr. Rick Smith has been the chairperson of Securus Technologies and a director there from 2008.

During Rick Smith career life he has attended Rochester Institute of Technology where he earned himself Associate of Applied Science in Electrical Engineering and an MBA from the University of Rochester. Mr. Smith a bachelor of science in electrical engineering which he earned after attending his bachelor degree at the State University of New York- Buffalo.

Furthermore, Rick Smith has extensive experience in IT, business development and finance, on Eschelon Telecom Inc where Smith served. During his reign there, revenue collected by the involved company grew from 30 million dollars to 350 million dollars. In the last story of Rick Smith as CEO of Securus Technologies, during his reign at Securus Technologies, he has had an impact there.

On January 7, 2016, it is reported Mr. Rick adding John Bell as an executive member to Securus Technologies sales leadership team; John Bell is appointed Senior Vice President of Sales with the aim of to Developing a High-Tech, Software-Based Sales Team. Mr. Bell brings along with him 35 years of his career work and has successfully transformed organizational culture and performance into great performing sales leaders. Read more about Rick Smith Securus on

However, due to the addition of an executive member, Josh Conklin, remains to hold his executive responsibilities and position as Sales Vice President at Securus but will be reporting directly to his senior John Bell. They are to work as a team and see into it that, they develop improved sales associate training program, increase the number of customers to make full use of Securus technology center. Provide customer face to face personal based service each month, having right decision makers.

As a key fact to note Rick Smith aims at Securus Technologies to win the trust of their customer. Therefore Rick Smith Securus is set to win and not loose contracts from other corrections and law enforcement partners. By so doing it demand for improved services to be offered. Rick believes to have found the best match for that job thus brings Bell on board.

Securus Technologies was founded in 1986, and it is an American for-profit prison technology company based in Dallas- Texas. It is aimed at providing public safety solutions, investigative solutions correction and monitoring solutions. Therefore family and friends of inmates have been given a sophisticated means to reach one another.


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