In 2015, Rick Smith, Securus CEO, announced the signing of a Stock Purchase Agreement that finalized the acquisition of JPay Inc. by the company. The transactions made Securus one of the fastest growing providers of correctional related services that include payments, tablets, and emails. Also, it helped Securus increase its products to include a variety of software-based services and products and more information click here.
Securus Technology serves over 2600 corrections, public safety, and law enforcement agencies reaching over 1 million inmates. With its headquarter in Dallas, the company provides biometric analysis, communication, incident management, inmate self-service, emergency response, investigations and monitoring solutions. For a long time, Securus had admired the impressive and innovative business model of JPay.
JPay, a leading technology company, has revolutionized correctional facilities through the introduction of educational apps, video visitations, electronic payments and entertainment apps. The company products reach over 33. The mission of Jpay is to leverage technology to enhance efficiency in correctional facilities, reduce recidivism and avert crime. Other than payment services, JPay offers a digital platform that incorporates the use of inmate cloud, kiosk, and tablets to enable them access music, emails, and education material and learn more about Rick Smith.
The combination of the Securus and Jpay teams, services and products enable you to access quality products that offer an array of excellent security and correctional solutions at competitive prices. The overall goal of the acquisition was to assure every inmate, family and friends and the prison staff value for services and products. The two companies endeavor to provide efficient, secure, and beneficial solutions. Rick Smith would also oversee the operations at JPay and Rick Smith’s lacrosse camp.
Securus Technologies has made great strides under the leadership of Rick Smith. The company has generated increased optimism on the steps done to make incarceration secure and better. Securus has received emails that express gratitude and hope towards their services that offer the needed alternatives to fighting crime. Richard Smith believes that Securus is a secure investment because of the excellent product and service development processes that enable them to release proposals regularly to assist the relevant authorities to prevent increased social problems and solve crimes. Safety is Securus’s number one priority and resume him.
Rick Smith holds a master in mathematics and bachelor’s degree in engineering from the State University of New York, Brockport and Buffalo campuses. Richard Smith also has an M.B.A from the University of Rochester. Before Securus, Rick worked with other leading organizations in the fields of finance and technology. Rick has served as a senior executive at Eschelon Telecom, Frontier Information Technologies, and Global Crossing, formerly Frontier Corp. Currently, Rick is also the Chairman, President and Director of Securus Technology and Director of Integra Telecom. He is also a former Director at Eschelon Telecom and movie produced by Rick Smith.