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GreatAmerica

GreatAmerica is the largest independent, family-owned national commercial equipment finance company in the U.S. and is dedicated to helping manufacturers, vendors, and dealers be more successful and keep their customers for a lifetime. A $2.5+ Billion company with life-to-date finance originations of over $14 Billion, GreatAmerica was established in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 1992 and has a staff of over 600 employees with offices in Iowa, Georgia, Minnesota, and Illinois. In addition to financing, GreatAmerica offers innovative non-financial services to help our customers grow.

By: GreatAmerica
November 14th, 2022

Finance Company Takes Top Leasing Category Honor Thirteenth Time

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By: GreatAmerica
November 8th, 2022

Collaboration Offers Financing Options and Educational Two-Part Webinar Series

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By: GreatAmerica
November 2nd, 2022

(Cedar Rapids, IA) November 2, 2022—Predictive InSight and GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation (GreatAmerica) announce they have won an award for Best MPS Industry Collaboration by the Managed Print Services Association. The award recognizes their collaborative work on an integration to incorporate the financing process into the Predictive InSight ecommerce platform, Shopblocks, customized for the imaging channel. The award was presented to the companies during the 2022 MPSA Leadership Awards livestream event on LinkedIn.

By: GreatAmerica
October 20th, 2022

(Cedar Rapids IA) – GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation announced today that it will double its charitable giving in the community by launching a new philanthropic fund directed by its employees. The new Employee Advised Fund is in addition to the GreatAmerica Donor Advised Fund which was established in 2001. The funds are expected to provide more than $1 Million to projects in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City each year.

By: GreatAmerica
October 14th, 2022

(Cedar Rapids IA) – GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation announced today that it successfully closed its 22nd term securitization of $637 Million in privately placed bonds. S&P and Fitch rated 93.4% of the bonds being issued at AAA, with S&P moving to improve the A+ bond rating segment to AA-. GreatAmerica has now issued $8.7 Billion in bonds since inception. Proceeds from the transaction will pay off debt from warehouse and revolving credit facilities, putting GreatAmerica in an even stronger liquidity position to support its equipment vendors. “There is much effort by many GreatAmericans involved in successfully bringing a transaction like this to the market.” said GreatAmerica Executive Chairman Tony Golobic. “The consistent and dedicated focus of our GreatAmericans continues to impress the investment community and build trust among our financial partners.” Demand was strong as investors placed orders of $1.5 Billion…more than double the amount offered. Participation was highlighted by 29 unique investors, including 6 new investors.

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By: GreatAmerica
September 16th, 2022

(Cedar Rapids, Iowa) --Tigerpaw has announced its list of the 2022 Top 100 MPS Influencers in the office equipment channel. Among the 100 listed, GreatAmerica is represented by four individuals: Kim Louden – Vice President, Sales, Office Equipment Group at GreatAmerica Tawnya Stone—Vice President, Strategic Technology at GreatAmerica Josie Heskje – Strategic Marketing Director, Office Equipment Group at GreatAmerica Greg VanDeWalker – Senior Vice President, IT Channel and Service at Collabrance, a wholly owned subsidiary of GreatAmerica

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By: GreatAmerica
July 22nd, 2021

(Cedar Rapids, IA) – The Cannata Report Recognized Tawnya Stone, vice president, enterprise strategic technology, GreatAmerica Financial Services, as one of the core three "Women Influencers of 2021” in their August 2021 issue. Tawnya shares this recognition with Jennifer Amatucci, vice president of business development, Hytec Dealer Services and Stacey Sujeebun, director of marketing communications, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A.   The Women Influencers were selected based on their executive leadership and overall industry influence. 

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By: GreatAmerica
April 21st, 2021

(Cedar Rapids, IA) – GreatAmerica Financial Services has joined The Consortium, an assembly of innovative companies brought together by industry veteran, Mike Stramaglio, President and CEO of Stramaglio Consulting. The Consortium will focus on creating new opportunities for the office technology industry by tying industry leaders together to establish an open collaborative platform. This aims to enable the Imaging Channel to embrace and lead Digital Transformation (DX) – data and Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven Business Agility.

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By: GreatAmerica
January 26th, 2021

Aims to Lower Administrative Expenses, Differentiate and Enhance Customer Retention (Cedar Rapids, IA) – GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation launched a new offering, 1nVOICE™ (pronounced one in voice), to lower administrative expenses, increase customer satisfaction and differentiate office technology providers through simplified invoicing and billing. The systematic process is free to GreatAmerica customers and is a comprehensive solution that collects various billable charges and provides a singular monthly invoice by leveraging technology integrations. This process seeks to reduce human error and administrative tasks and focuses on ease-of-use for both providers and their customers.