Joe Terfler


Joe Terfler

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Joe Terfler is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Joe, along with Stan Herkelman and David Pohlman, is a member of the GreatAmerica Office of the President. The Office of the President makes strategic, financial and operational decisions that set the direction of the company. In his role as Chief Financial Officer, Joe is responsible for the GreatAmerica Finance Organization which includes accounting and financial reporting, treasury, tax, financial analysis and the finance operations teams.

Prior to joining GreatAmerica in 2002, Joe served in various finance and accounting leadership roles for two publicly traded companies in the telecommunications and automated information/mobile computing systems markets. Joe began his professional career with PricewaterhouseCoopers serving clients in a variety of industries with primary emphasis in the railroad, software and leasing industries.

Joe earned his B.B.A. in Accounting from the University of Iowa. He was a Certified Public Accountant (earning the gold medal in the State of Missouri on the November 1991 exam) and remains a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants. Joe volunteers his time with the Finance Committee of the Grant Wood Chapter of the American Red Cross, the Cub Scouts and the American Youth Soccer Organization.