(Cedar Rapids, IA) – GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation announced today the addition of Tony Fitzgerald as Director of Sales Operations to its Construction Division. Tony brings his extensive experience within the construction equipment industry to the role, most notably leading retail, and inventory finance programs at John Deere Financial, JCB North America, and James River Equipment.
“We look forward to having Tony become part of the GreatAmerica culture and are excited by the vast construction equipment industry experience he brings to the table,” said Brian Bjella, SVP and General Manager of the GreatAmerica Specialty Markets Group. “Our construction team partners with OEMs and dealers with the goal of developing finance offerings that provide value and differentiation to their sales process. Tony has the knowledge and relationships that will allow us to expand our finance offerings within the construction industry.”
Tony will lead the development of new dealer and manufacturer programs within the GreatAmerica Construction Division. “The growth of our Construction Division is a key strategic priority for GreatAmerica and will be Tony’s core focus” said Bill Johnson, VP of Sales and Marketing at GreatAmerica. “As the industry continues to evolve, we are well positioned to demonstrate how working with GreatAmerica can help our partners be even more successful.”
About GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation
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 Billion company, GreatAmerica was established in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 1992 and has a staff of over 600 employees with offices in Iowa, Georgia, and Minnesota. In addition to financing, GreatAmerica offers innovative non-financial services to help our customers grow. www.greatamerica.com