Securus Technologies a leader in offering both civil and criminal technology solutions added John Bell to be the company’s Senior Vice President of Sales on December 30, 2015. Mr Bell work was to cultivate a high-tech, software oriented sales team who were to market the firm’s expanded portfolio that featured over 800 products to the law enforcement and correctional market.In a press briefing, Rick Smith, the CEO of Securus elucidated that the company had invested a huge sum of $600 million in the purchase and development of security products over a period of three years. He further added that the company needed a skilled professional like John Bell who would ensure that the newly released products will reach the target market through a capable sales team that Mr Bell will create.Additionally, Mr Smith added that John Bell had in the past transformed organizational culture and performance resulting into outstanding performance, growth and developing remarkable sales leaders. Besides his exceptional skills, Mr Bell has also the right educational background that makes him a force to reckon with.
For that reason, he was the right candidate for the job.Securus Technologies has been on the forefront in providing innovative technologies that have increased public safety by solving crimes as well as reducing the number of crimes including prisoner-on-prisoner crimes. Several stakeholders have expressed that the technological solutions offered by Securus have been of great help and some of these clients’ comments can be retrieved from the company’s website.Rick Smith who is the CEO and Chairman at Securus clarifies that the company develops service and product proposals on a weekly basis to help law administrators and correctional officials to conduct their jobs more effectively. Moreover, he points out that the company has received numerous letters and emails of their clients thanking them for their continued adequate service delivery that increases public safety in recent times as compared to the past. Additionally, Rick Smith expresses that it is in the company’s DNA to ensure they protect and serve the community.
About Rick Smith
Rick Smith is presently the President and CEO of Securus Technologies. He joined the organization back in 2008 and has worked under different posts before becoming the top executive that he is today. Before moving to Securus Technologies, Mr Smith was working at Eschelon Telecomm Inc. where he was involved in varying positions as well. Prior to working at Eschelon Telecom, he was the Vice President of financial management at Frontier Corp. Rick Smith has attained a number of skills and experience in the course of his profession having worked in several executive positions. Rick Smith has a rich educational background. He is an Electrical Engineer graduate from the Rochester Institute of Technology and he earned his MBA at the University of Rochester where he majored in Mathematics. Moreover he also holds a professional degree from the State University of New York Buffalo.