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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. GreatAmerica was established in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 1992 and now has offices in Iowa, Georgia, Minnesota, and Illinois. In addition to financing, GreatAmerica offers innovative non-financial services to help our customers grow.

By: GreatAmerica
June 26th, 2024

GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation® announced today that its Employee Advised Fund completed its annual spring pledge to the community by awarding $250k to nonprofits in the Eastern Iowa area. It is the first of two giving cycles in 2024. Additionally, GreatAmerica awarded $602,500 from their Donor Advised Fund in the spring 2024 giving cycle for a total of $852,500 benefitting Cedar Rapids and surrounding communities.

By: GreatAmerica
May 16th, 2024

Built Upon Proven Curriculum Developed by Richardson Sales Performance  (Cedar Rapids, IA) — PathShare® HR Services, a division of GreatAmerica Financial Services, has announced the launch of its sales training, featuring a curriculum developed by Richardson Sales Performance, a global leader in sales training and performance improvement. The training includes facilitator-led virtual and in-person options, as well as e-learning components for sales professionals and

By: GreatAmerica
April 11th, 2024

(Cedar Rapids, IA)  — GreatAmerica Financial Services announces the promotion of Mitch Leahy to Vice President and General Manager, Office Equipment Group. In this role, Leahy will lead the strategic direction of the Office Equipment business unit, ensuring the mutual success of both customers and team members. Leahy is preceded by industry veteran, Jennie Fisher, as she takes on her new role as Group President, Office Technology, as announced last month.

By: GreatAmerica
March 5th, 2024

(Cedar Rapids, IA) — GreatAmerica Financial Services announces two exciting positions to lead the 750+ team into the future. Jennie Fisher, MBA, of Cedar Rapids, IA elevates her previous position of Senior Vice President and General Manager, Office Equipment Group to Group President, Office Technology. A veteran

By: GreatAmerica
March 1st, 2024

(Cedar Rapids IA) – GreatAmerica Financial Services® announces today that applications from area nonprofits for their Employee Advised Fund will be accepted from March 1 to March 29, 2024, 4:30 PM (CST). The Employee Advised Fund, launched in 2022 is in addition to the GreatAmerica Donor Advised Fund, established in 2001. The combined funds provide more than $1 Million to projects in the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City Corridor each year. Both funds are managed by the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation.

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By: GreatAmerica
February 5th, 2024

(Cedar Rapids, IA) – GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation announced today that it has closed on its 24th term securitization in $655,260,000 of privately placed bonds. S&P and Fitch rated 93.4% of the bonds in the transaction as AAA, unchanged from the prior seven transactions from GreatAmerica. To date, GreatAmerica bond issuances have totaled $9.9 billion. 

By: GreatAmerica
January 29th, 2024

(Cedar Rapids IA) – GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation announced today that its Employee Advised Fund completed it’s $500k annual pledge to the community by awarding $250k to non-profits in the Cedar Rapids area. It was the second of two giving cycles in 2023. GreatAmerica also awarded $500k from its separate Donor Advised Fund.

By: GreatAmerica
November 14th, 2023

(Tempe, AZ) November 14, 2023 — From the ACDI Solutions Summit, GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation has announced a program for financing Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE). The equipment financing company has already financed over $1M in transactions with this program that offers value-add resellers, technology solution providers, electric vehicle charger manufacturers and installers a simple method for offering a single fixed monthly payment to their customers. GreatAmerica can finance the electric vehicle (EV) charger device, along with the associated costs with placing the EV stations in the ground, including the infrastructure, software services, warranty, installation, and site work.

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By: GreatAmerica
November 3rd, 2023

Finance Company Takes Top Leasing Category Honor 14th Time; First Time Honor for Jennie Fisher as Best Female Executive (Cedar Rapids, IA) November 3, 2023 — The Cannata Report presented GreatAmerica Financial Services with two 2023 Frank Awards; Best Leasing Company and Best Female Executive, during its 38th Annual Awards & Charities Gala at The Madison Hotel in Morristown, New Jersey on Thursday, November 2. The Frank Award winners were chosen by Office Equipment Dealers who responded to The Cannata Report 38th Annual Dealer Survey. Winners were chosen in 13 distinct categories; this is the 14th win for GreatAmerica and the first time Jennie Fisher has been honored with Best Female Executive.

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By: GreatAmerica
October 24th, 2023

The GreatAmerica PathShare Division Celebrates Evolution That Has Grown into a Suite of HR and Organizational Development Offerings