GreatAmerica Expands IT Leadership Role

Cedar Rapids, IA) – GreatAmerica Financial Services has appointed Greg VanDeWalker to the new role of Senior Vice President, IT Channel and Services. The new position will focus on strategy and continuity between the Unified Communication and IT business unit and Collabrance LLC, GreatAmerica’s channel-focused master managed services provider. Mr. VanDeWalker was previously the VP and General Manager of the Unified Communications and IT Group.

 “As we expand our markets, we needed to bring the services of our business units closer together to help our customers,” said David Pohlman, GreatAmerica COO and member of the Office of the President. “This will refine our offering in the Managed Services, Office Equipment, and Telephony markets. Greg’s insight, experience, reputation and strategic relationships in all of the Collabrance target markets will be invaluable to our growth.”

 Mr. VanDeWalker has consistently been recognized for his leadership and expertise in the IT channel. He served as Chair of the inaugural Managed Print Services Community of CompTIA, and has helped various advisory boards in the IT, Telephony and Office Equipment channels. He was also recognized in 2016 by CRN as a Channel Chief and in 2015 by CRN on “100 People you Don’t Know But Should” list.

About GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation

GreatAmerica is the largest independent small ticket 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 today is organized into seven business units and has a staff of over 500 employees with offices in Georgia, Minnesota, and Missouri. Visit www.greatamerica.com.

About Collabrance

Collabrance LLC builds strategic, long term, mutually beneficial partnerships with progressive Service Providers of business technology solutions committed to providing exceptional Managed IT Services, or Managed Network Services, to their customers. You maintain ownership of the customer, while we deliver service excellence through a comprehensive suite of IT solutions and behind-the-scenes customer support. Visit www.Collabrance.com

Contact:
Matthew L. Doty, VP Corporate Communications
mdoty@greatamerica.com


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