CEO Wesley Kogelman Named ARDA Chairman's League Member

Top Quote The founder of the industry's top online timeshare resale and rental platform joins an exclusive group of industry leaders. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) August 14, 2013 - Timeshare resale advertising pioneer Wesley Kogelman, president and CEO of, has been named to the prestigious Chairman's League of the American Resort Development Association (ARDA).

    The level of distinction is identified with the timeshare and vacation ownership industry's key decision-makers and provides for outstanding networking and business development opportunities at industry gatherings throughout the year.

    "I am very excited to be joining the Chairman's League and look forward to becoming more involved with ARDA throughout the year," said Kogelman. "We have been members of ARDA since 2007 and we have always considered the association as a very important facilitator for the growth of our industry."

    "ARDA has been an advocate for a strong resale marketplace, one that consumers can have confidence in using. Their research, such as the latest AIF Resale Study and others, is providing important information documenting the growth of the secondary market. We want to partner with them to help facilitate the development of a legitimate, vibrant resale sector."

    "I'm already planning my schedule to include the ARDA West Regional meeting in Park City next month as well as the Southeast Regional in Myrtle Beach in October and I'll certainly do whatever I can to help," Kogelman added.

    Kogelman will be one of an exclusive group of only about 140 members of the Chairman's League, with members representing the top companies in the U.S. timeshare industry.

    "It's a pleasure to welcome Wes to the Chairman's League program," said Bob Craycraft, Vice President of Industry Relations for ARDA. "We've enjoyed his participation in ARDA meetings for several years, and his advancement to the Chairman's League is a natural next step."

    ARDA is the Washington D.C.-based trade association representing the vacation ownership and resort development industries (timeshares). ARDA has almost 1,000 corporate members ranging from privately held firms to publicly traded corporations with extensive experience in shared ownership interests in leisure real estate. The membership also includes timeshare owner associations (HOAs), resort management companies, industry vendors, suppliers, and consultants; as well as owners through the ARDA Resort Owners Coalition (ARDA-ROC).

    For more information about ARDA, please visit and to find out more about the timeshare resale marketplace, please go to

    About is an internet advertising and marketing company for timeshare owners who seek to sell or rent timeshare by-owner. The company has been in business since 2000 and was ranked by Inc. Magazine as one of the fastest-growing, privately held companies in the country-making the prestigious Inc. 5000 list in 2010 and 2011. was also listed as one of BusinessNH Magazine's Top 10 Companies to Watch in 2009. The company is a member in good standing with the American Resort Development Association (ARDA), Canadian Resort Development Association (CRDA) and Cooperative Association of Resort Exchangers (CARE). For more information, please visit or call 1-800-882-0296.

    Steve Luba
    Chief Communications Officer
    Email: s.luba(at)
    Ph: 800-882-0296 ext. 7703

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