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By: GreatAmerica on December 22nd, 2014


Greg VanDeWalker of GreatAmerica Financial Services Honored in 7th Annual MSPmentor 250

Greg VanDeWalker of GreatAmerica Financial Services Honored in 7th Annual MSPmentor 250

em>Annual Managed Services Provider (MSP) List Honors Top Executives, Entrepreneurs & Experts

br /> (Cedar Rapids, IA) – Greg VanDeWalker, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Communications and Data Group at GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation was selected for the seventh annual MSPmentor 250 by Penton Technology Group. The global list identifies the world's leading Managed Services Provider (MSP) executives, entrepreneurs, experts, coaches and community leaders. You can see the entire list at: http://mspmentor.net/mspmentor-250/2014

"We congratulate Greg VanDeWalker on this distinguished honor and thank our readership community for submitting the nomination," said Jessica Davis, Executive Editor of MSPmentor, a division of Penton ( www.penton.com ).

"To be recognized by MSPmentor for this is truly an honor," said VanDeWalker. "The HaaR® program has proven to help Solution Providers offer their customers a single monthly payment solution, while helping cash flow, increasing margins and customer retention at the same tme."

The seventh annual MSPmentor 250 recognizes MSP executives and experts from across the globe. In addition, MSPmentor has created a Hall of Fame list (formerly Locked in the NOC) to recognize individuals who have made a lifetime impact in the market. ( http://www.mspmentor.net/top250/noc ).

The MSPmentor 250 report is based on a global survey of MSPmentor site readers conducted in the first half of 2014. The MSPmentor editorial staff, led by Davis, also weighed in with nominations, based on the team's daily coverage of the managed services market. The resulting MSPmentor 250 and Hall of Fame (formerly Locked in the NOC) coverage represents MSP experts across business, technology, sales, marketing, community development, coaching and more.

About GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation

Founded in 1992, GreatAmerica has more than $1.6 billion in assets. More than just a finance company, the Communications & Data Group at GreatAmerica is dedicated to understanding the IT, Managed Services, and Telecommunications industries. Our exposure to thousands of telecom providers, MSPs and independent VARs contributes to our ability to help our customers evolve their businesses through targeted and innovative solutions. The collective knowledge and experience of GreatAmerica enhances the development of specialized programs and collaborative learning opportunities to complement our vendor's offerings.

About MSPmentor

MSPmentor is part of the Penton Technology Group, a division of Penton that defines emerging IT media markets and disrupts established IT media markets. The company's IT channel-centric online communities include MSPmentor ( www.MSPmentor.net ), The VAR Guy ( www.TheVARguy.com ) and Talkin' Cloud ( www.TalkinCloud.com ).

Penton Vision Statement

For millions of business owners and decision-makers, Penton makes the difference every day. We engage our professional users by providing actionable ideas and insights, data and workflow tools, community and networking, both in person and virtually, all with deep relevance to their specific industries. We then activate this engagement by connecting users with tens of thousands of targeted providers of products and services to help drive business growth.

Contacts:
Jessica Davis
Executive Editor
MSPmentor, a division of Penton
jessica.davis@penton.com

Jackie Schmid
Director, Strategic Marketing
GreatAmerica Financial Services
jschmid@greatamerica.com

GreatAmerica

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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