By: GreatAmerica on May 9th, 2023
Fonck & Valvoda Named 2023 Difference Makers, ENX Magazine
(Cedar Rapids, Iowa) -- GreatAmerica, a leading provider of financial services and solutions to the office equipment industry, is proud to announce that two of its Strategic Technology Analysts have been recognized as 2023 ENX Difference Makers. Robin Fonck and Heather Valvoda were among the 60 exceptional professionals selected for this honor after ENX Magazine solicited nominations from its readers earlier this year.
The Difference Makers award recognizes individuals who are making a significant impact in the rapidly evolving office equipment industry through their expertise, leadership, and commitment to collaboration and volunteerism. These professionals strive to uplift the channel with their contributions and dedication, and the award aims to celebrate their accomplishments.
“Robin and Heather’s contributions have played a large role, both in the success of our customers and the office equipment channel. Our customers consistently express gratitude for the level of care these two demonstrate while enhancing their processes and technology workflows,” states Jennie Fisher, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Office Equipment Group at GreatAmerica. “We are honored to have Robin and Heather recognized for their work and included on this prestigious list.”
Fonck and Valvoda are on the Strategic Technology Team at GreatAmerica where they are responsible for building and maintaining relationships with industry software providers and dealers. They work to build out integrations that embed the financing process into the systems their mutual customers use every day. Learn more about the work the Strategic Technology Team does here: https://www.greatamerica.com/integrations
This is not the first time GreatAmerica has been represented on the ENX Difference Makers List. Since this annual recognition program began in 2015, the below individuals have been included and honored with this meaningful award:
- Tawnya Stone - Vice President, Strategic Technology | 2016 and 2018 Difference Maker
- Sally Brause- Director, Human Resources Consulting | 2016 and 2022 Difference Maker
- Jennie Fisher – Senior Vice President and General Manager, Office Equipment Group | 2015 Difference Maker
- Kim Louden – Vice President of Sales, Office Equipment Group | 2016 Difference Maker
- Josie Heskje – Director, Corporate Communications | 2015 and 2017 Difference Maker
- Lindsay Bohon – Vice President of Corporate Sales Operations | 2017 Difference Maker
- Denise Miller - Senior HR Consultant, PathShare® HR Services | 2022 Difference Maker
- Arial Montag – Talent Acquisition Leader | 2018 Difference Maker
- Greg VanDeWalker - Senior Vice President of IT Channel & Services, Collabrance | 2017 and 2019 Difference Maker
Please learn more about the ENX Difference Makers honorees here: http://www.enxmag.com/twii/difference-makers/2023/04/office-industrys-shining-stars-the-2023-difference-makers-of-the-office-equipment-galaxy/
About ENX Magazine:
ENX Magazine is a monthly publication dedicated to the office technology and document imaging industry since 1994. Now in its 25th year, ENX Magazine continues to deliver exclusive editorial coverage on market opportunities and issues, news and trends, company profiles, new products, and industry insights through interviews with key players in all segments of the document technology industry. With a circulation of more than 28,000 hard copies, ENX magazine serves as a leading integrated resource that brings together industry people, products, and business concepts and strategies for document technology industry professionals. http://www.enxmag.com/twii/
About GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation (Office Equipment Group)
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 $14 Billion, GreatAmerica was established in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 1992 and has a staff of over 700 employees with offices in Iowa, Georgia, Minnesota, and Illinois. In addition to financing, GreatAmerica offers innovative non-financial services to help our customers grow. GreatAmerica is committed to the office equipment industry and is the leader in single invoice solutions (MPS, Managed IT, and other specialized billing options). GreatAmerica also offers innovative non-financial services to help dealers evolve their businesses. www.greatamerica.com
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.