Securus Technologies Continues to Grow With Latest Deal

GovPayNet, one of the nation’s top payment processing providers for government agencies, has been acquired by Securus Technologies. The move was announced on January 4, 2018 and marks the latest in a large number of company acquisitions for Securus. GovPayNet provides electronic payment processing for a wide range of payments to include tax payments, traffic and criminal fines, and cash bail, to over 2,300 government agencies in 35 states. Their services cover over 26% of all United States counties. Mark MacKenzie, CEO of GovPayNet, will remain in his current role. Along with Securus-owned payment processor, JPay, the company now has the capability to process over 40 million payments annually.

 

Securus Technologies is a Dallas, Texas-based provider of technology-based services for the corrections and law enforcement industries. They provide payment processing, parolee and inmate tracking, inmate self-service, phone services, biometric analysis, and other services to over 3,500 corrections facilities in North America. They operate a U.S.-base call center with over 220 full-time employees and are rated A+ with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Dallas. Securus Technologies is a holding company that operates over 20 wholly-owned subsidiaries in the United States. Their CEO and President is Robert “Bob” Pickens, who was named to the position effective January 1, 2018.

 

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