Iowa's Top Workplaces 2011
GreatAmerica Leasing Corp
- Employees in region:
- Financial Services & Insurance
- HQ location:
- cedar Rapids, IA
GreatAmerica Leasing Corporation was founded in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 1992 and is the largest private independent equipment leasing company in the U.S. with over $1.1 Billion in assets. GreatAmerica is a national commercial equipment finance company dedicated to helping manufacturers, vendors, and dealers be more successful. We provide financing and consulting services in all fifty states and some U.S. Territories and have a staff of over 357 employees. GreatAmerica began with a vision to become a company with such high standards of excellence that it would be a business without competition.
That vision applies both to the competitive and innovative services we offer to our customers and to the high caliber of team members who comprise the GreatAmerica family. GreatAmerica CEO Tony Golobic believes in making personal contact with each employee and hand delivers paychecks twice a month to the entire Cedar Rapids office. The company's financial statements are shared monthly with all team members. This supports a philosophy of transparency within the company.
“We are growing in a time when others are losing money or remaining stagnant.”
“It is a true meritocracy where people with appropriate skill sets settle in their career path. If you show initiative and determination, you can advance in your position.”
“Sharing of rewards and personal involvement by Tony in that sharing (handing out paychecks, $100 bills, parties etc.”
“I work for a company that is very well respected in the industries they serve.”
“That they are very open and approachable. If you have any reason to talk they are always there to listen. They are around the building everyday and know who everyone is.”
“I feel valued and appreciated by others members of my function. ”