As President & CEO, Chris leads the Securus team in creating the vision and
execution plans to ensure that Securus’ products and services become the leader
in their markets. Prior to Securus, Chris led venture-backed Intervolve, Inc. as
Chairman & CEO through 6 years of high growth in the web and mobile (wireless)
supply chain industry.
Chris is an award-winning CEO with deep entrepreneurial and early stage high growth
experience. He continuously creates winning teams and companies through his leadership,
communication, and motivation skills. Chris evangelizes customer-centric products
and creates a “can do” company culture, resulting in strong customer referrals and
a significant industry footprint. Prior to Intervolve, Chris co-invented a biomechanical
oily water separator to be used in the maritime industry to prevent water pollution
from bilge water. His invention is integral to the shipping industry and is in many
ships including cruise ships. Chris contributes his expertise at local universities
by guest lecturing, business coaching, business plan judging and more.
Chris graduated from North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, with
an MBA and from the United Stated Merchant Marine Academy, Kings Point, New York,
with a BS.
Peter Muldoon is responsible for Sales at Securus.
Peter has over 20 years experience in sales and management with hi-tech companies.
During his career he established sales distribution networks in consumer electronics,
OEM and B to B markets. Prior to joining Securus Inc., Peter was the Vice President
of Sales for 4 1/2 years with Zoombak, a manufacturer of personal GPS devices. At
Zoombak, Peter successfully established a network of independent rep firms, distributors
and major retailers such as Best Buy, RadioShack and Target which resulted in Zoombak’s
presence in over 10,000 retail outlets.
In his career, Peter has held senior sales positions with Canon USA, Seiko Instruments
and Archos. He holds a BS degree in Marketing from San Diego State University.
Patricia Sumrell is responsible for Finance and Operations.
Patricia has over 16 years experience in finance and accounting spanning entrepreneurial
small business, healthcare and "Big Four" public accounting. Most recently, Patricia
has worked with start-up and middle-market organizations holding several leadership-level
positions including Director of Finance for BrightDoor Systems, Inc. and Controller
for Intersouth Partners. She spent the first 11 years of her career in the healthcare
industry as an auditor with PricewaterhouseCoopers, a manager in Corporate Finance
with Duke University Health System, and Director of Finance for Durham Regional
Patricia is a Certified Public Accountant in the State of North Carolina. She received
her Master of Accounting from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University
of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Public Health
from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. A PADI Master Scuba Diver
Trainer, Patricia has been teaching recreational and leadership-level students locally