GreatAmerica Wins Best Leasing Company at 2020 Frank Awards Blog Feature


By: GreatAmerica on November 6th, 2020

GreatAmerica Wins Best Leasing Company at 2020 Frank Awards

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.

To watch the gala, which includes NY Giants Super Bowl XLII Champion Shaun O’Hara on behalf of Hackensack Meridian Health and its Circle of Compassion program, and a few guest celebrities, watch on YouTube.

The complete list of Frank Award winners:

Best Manufacturer: Sharp Imaging & Information Company of America
Best-in-Class Manufacturer: Sharp Imaging & Information Company of America
Best A4 M.F.P. Manufacturer: Kyocera Document Solutions America
Best Production Print Manufacturer: Ricoh USA
Best Marketing Strategy: Ricoh USA
Best Leasing Company: GreatAmerica Financial Services
Best Print Management Software Provider: ACDI for PaperCut
Best ECM/Document Management Software Provider: DocuWare, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ricoh USA
Best IT Services Provider: ConnectWise
Best Technical Service Provider: Toshiba America Business Solutions
Best Female Executive: Laura Blackmer, Konica Minolta Business Solutions, U.S.A., Inc.
Best Male Executive: Mike Marusic, Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America


In addition, The Cannata Report honored Keith Allison of Systel Business Equipment with its Humanitarian Award this year.

The winners of the 2020 Frank Awards are based on dealer voting in our 35th Annual Survey. This year’s Survey, sponsored by TIAA Bank for the past seven years, yielded the second largest number of participants in the history of the Survey with 342 dealers participating, resulting in a competitive field of nominees across the 12 Frank Award categories.


Founded by CEO Tony Golobic in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 1992, GreatAmerica is a $2 billion national commercial equipment finance company. GreatAmerica is dedicated to helping manufacturers, vendors, and dealers be more successful and keep their customers for a lifetime. GreatAmerica is family-owned and provides financing, third party portfolio servicing, and niche market-focused services in all fifty states and several U.S. Territories and has a staff of over 500+ employees with offices in Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri and Georgia.

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