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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 $2.4 Billion company, 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
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. 


By: GreatAmerica
November 6th, 2020

Winners of the 2020 Frank Awards were revealed during the YouTube premiere broadcast of The Cannata Report's Anniversary Awards & Charities Gala sponsored by Hytec Dealer Services and ConnectWise last night. The winners were announced by dealer principals and executives from leading office technology dealerships throughout the country.

By: GreatAmerica
December 10th, 2019

Chartec’s Alex Rogers to Facilitate Three Additional IT Sales Process Training Sessions GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation and Collabrance LLC have opened registration for three new Sales Simplicity Seminars for the 2020 calendar year. The training is presented by Alex Rogers, CEO of CharTec and designed for Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and Office Technology Dealers wanting to overcome the common challenges with starting and scaling a Managed Information Technology (IT) business. During the two-day training, hosted at GreatAmerica headquarters in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, solution providers learn how to profitably sell Everything-as-a-Service.

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By: GreatAmerica
January 30th, 2019

(Cedar Rapids, IA) – GreatAmerica Financial Services and Corporate Sales Coaches announced today a sales training program that will help Audio Visual (AV) System Integrators sell comprehensive solutions on an AV as a Service model. The As-A-Service model benefits consumers with greater flexibility as new equipment technologies evolve.

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By: GreatAmerica
January 13th, 2019

GreatAmerica and Collabrance Offer Managed IT Sales Trainings with CharTec GreatAmerica and Collabrance have opened registration for 3 new Sales Simplicity Seminars this year. Alex Rogers, CEO at CharTec, educates MSPs how to profitably sell everything-as-a-service during the 2-day training in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A new certification opportunity is available for attendees who pass an exam at the end of the managed IT training.

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