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Josie Heskje

Josie Heskje is Director, Strategic Marketing for the Office Equipment Group at GreatAmerica Financial Services. Using over 20 years of marketing experience, she helps guide the strategic marketing direction of the Office Equipment Group, and is responsible for the marketing and public relations planning and execution for the business unit. She is the former Marketing & Communications Chair of the Managed Print Services Association (MPSA) (and current committee member) and was awarded a 2018 Global MPSA MPS Leadership Award for "Outstanding MPS Contribution" for an individual. She was also named an industry "Difference Maker" in ENX Magazine in both 2015 and 2017.

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By: Josie Heskje
May 21st, 2018

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA, May 21, 2018 — GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation announced today that the company was honored with three awards by The Managed Print Services Association (MPSA) at last week's 2018 Global MPSA MPS Leadership Awards. The awards were held in conjunction with the ITEX Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. There were 10 winners from the office technology industry, including three individuals. This included GreatAmerica for MPS Professional Services Provider, GreatAmerica as part of three companies honored for Best MPS Innovation Award, and Josie Heskje, Director, Strategic Marketing, GreatAmerica Financial Services, who was honored for Outstanding MPS Contribution by an Individual.

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By: Josie Heskje
March 13th, 2018

Automation of Lease Portfolio Data Helps Office Technology Dealers Make Proactive, Real-time Decisions (Cedar Rapids, IA) – CEO Juice, a provider of automated best practices for copier dealers, and GreatAmerica Financial Corporation jointly announce a new technology integration allowing office technology dealers who use e-automate to securely and easily import their lease information from GreatAmerica into CEO Juice for better, more timely business decision making. The tool also enables detailed portfolio management and reporting, ensuring all leases are managed by the sales team properly.

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By: Josie Heskje
April 10th, 2017

Boise, ID (April 11, 2017) – Compass Sales Solutions, the industry leader in Sales Opportunity Software, is excited to announce its latest integration with GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation. The new integration eases the task of submitting credit applications for office technology dealers.

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By: Josie Heskje
February 9th, 2017

(Cedar Rapids, Iowa) – GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation and Collabrance LLC announced today they will host four Sales Simplicity Seminars in 2017. The Managed IT sales training will be conducted by Alex Rogers, founder of the IT Services Consulting Firm CharTec. The seminars are for companies currently selling or ready to transition to a managed services model.

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By: Josie Heskje
January 9th, 2017

SCOTTSDALE, AZ – January 10, 2017 - MWA Intelligence, Inc. and GreatAmerica Financial Services announced the addition of automated cash posting for GreatAmerica dealers who use the MWA FORZA Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software. The new integration allows GreatAmerica to post payments on behalf of their dealers to increase efficiency and reduce errors in their remittance process. Dealers retrieve remittance information in FORZA and the system matches payments and invoice numbers to automatically close the open receivables.

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By: Josie Heskje
October 12th, 2016

(Cedar Rapids, IA) — GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation announced today it was named "Best Leasing Company" in The Cannata Report's 2016 Annual Dealer Survey for the fourth year in a row. The honor as best leasing company was recognized for the first time with a Frank Award at The Cannata Report's Annual Awards & Charities Dinner in Livingston, NJ last week.

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By: Josie Heskje
June 8th, 2016

(Cedar Rapids, IA)— GreatAmerica Financial Services announced today the release of an automated Excel ® billing platform, a new invoicing option allowing office technology dealers to provide billing information in a spreadsheet format to their customers. The offering comes in response to customer demands to easily perform analysis on billing data, such as machine utilization, department breakouts, cost centers and trend analysis for budgeting.

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By: Josie Heskje
November 30th, 2015

2015 Record Rating Separates GreatAmerica from Survey Field

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By: Josie Heskje
November 18th, 2015

GreatAmerica Announces Automatic Cash Posting Integration with ECi's e-automate® and OMD® Software