Rick Smith, CEO of Securus Technologies knows how tough business can be. As the CEO of a company that provides pay phones for jails and corrections facilities. This billion dollar company has been a hot topic for discussion, mainly amongst family members of those in prison. While the services are priced what some would consider “high”, the services are obviously much needed in order for family members of inmates to communicate with them from outside the prison.
The industry as a whole has been under scrutiny due to the price brackets for the services for inmates and advocate groups for them. Rick Smith has changed the game for Securus Technologies, making it a high-level company and one of the top in the industry. The challenge for Smith is creating a fair playing field for all states, as some of them have higher prices than other for calls. Smith has been able to rise above the noise and stand out in the crowd. Visit Bloomberg to know more about Rick.
Smith views his service as a way of truly serving people, not positioning this as a way to entertain prisoners or their family members. Smith stands behind his company with pride, and he plans to continue serving them well on every level, ensuring that they can offer the best of support and security to law enforcement officers and their own support systems. Keeping up with the industry and competitors may not always be easy for Smith, but his hard work and commitment to the industry and his own company prompted Smith to be open with data and other information regarding billing. Additionally, Rick Smith has been able to assist helping law enforcement gather information, along with other tools that have prevented certain types of crimes from happening inside and outside the prisons.
Millions of acquisitions have been acquired through Smith’s company, but overall, he has remained committed to the industry and his company to promote the safety of inmates as well as those who oversee them while in prison. The work has not always been easy, but Smith has remained consistent in that he finds it rewarding every day.