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HTG Peer Group Members Gain Financial Liaison


HTG Peer Group Members Gain Financial Liaison

(Harlan, IA) – HTG Peer Groups announced today that GreatAmerica will add a financial resource to help its members bridge the gap between the financial and technical aspects of selling solutions. GreatAmerica Financial Services has dedicated Nicole Mead to work with HTG members to introduce financing options.

“Partnerships drive success in the channel and GreatAmerica has long a history of building deep relationships with partners,” commented Pete Sorensen, partner at HTG.  “We are thrilled to welcome Nicole to the HTG community!”

Nicole joined GreatAmerica in January, 2018 and has a background in software engineering and sales leadership. Nicole will attend the HTG 2018 Q2 meeting in Dallas, Texas.

“The values between GreatAmerica, HTG, and its membership made it a clear choice to add a dedicated resource,” Wil Meggers, Vice President and General Manager of the Connected Technology Group at GreatAmerica said. “Since 2010, we’ve experienced mutual success and growth with HTG and its members and are excited to add even more value with this dedicated position.”

HTG members had previously worked with geographically-aligned GreatAmerica territory reps under the guidance of GreatAmerica Strategic Technology Analyst Lead and HTG Strategic Champion Lori Berry.  “Nicole will bring added insight to the channel,” Berry said. “This further galvanizes what has become a solid and productive relationship with HTG.”

About HTG Peer Groups

Founded in 2000, HTG is an international consulting, coaching and peer group organization that cultivates success by igniting personal, leadership, business and legacy transformation. Over 600 members navigate their journey with world-class HTG consultants and facilitators who value sharing wisdom, providing accountability and building meaningful relationships, Igniting Transformation® every step of the way. HTG invites you to explore the program that suits you best, and apply today to begin experiencing The HTG Way at


About GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation

A family-owned business, GreatAmerica was established in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in 1992 and has nearly 2 billion in assets. More than just a finance company, the Connected Technology Group at GreatAmerica is dedicated to understanding the IT, Managed Services, Unified Communications, and Low Voltage industries. Our exposure to thousands of telecom providers, MSPs, independent VARs and system integrators 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 the Author

Arlin Sorensen's picture

Arlin Sorensen serves as the CEO and Founder of the Heartland Companies which includes HTG Peer Groups. When he is not traveling to speak and consult, he is home on his farm in Iowa with his wife Nancy. He is a proud “Pop” to four precocious grandchildren who serve as daily reminders of why he is intentionally living to leave a strong legacy of faith and integrity. He loves making a difference in the lives and businesses of small business owners. You can reach him at or on Twitter @asorensen.

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