Bill Cordray_Gildersleeve PartnersGildersleeve Partners announces Bill Cordray has joined the firm to head business development for Customized Solutions LLC, its new merchant services and credit card processing division.  Cordray has extensive timeshare industry experience, having served for nine years as an RCI regional vice president.  He founded Kessler Communications, a successful telecommunications company celebrating its 25th year of operation.

“Jeff Sites and I are delighted Bill has joined us in this critical area of our new venture,” says Larry Gildersleeve.  “He will be the initial point of contact for companies in the timeshare industry seeking more favorable economics and increased profitability when accepting credit card transactions.  Bill will also provide information on our leading-edge data processing and data security technology.”

“Larry recruited me to RCI in 1981,” says Cordray.  “So when he approached me about this opportunity, I knew we’d be offering products and services that will make a significant impact for our customers.  We know many companies in the industry are experiencing difficulty finding or keeping resources to process their credit card transactions, and we are in a unique position to offer solutions. We are committed to decreasing costs and providing affordable state-of-the art processing technology, and helping our clients become more profitable along the way.”

Cordray is available at 317-524-2244,

About Customized Solutions & Gildersleeve Partners

Customized Solutions ( is a unique entity brokering third-party merchant services exclusively to the resort timeshare industry.  It was launched after two years of market research and due diligence, and is a division of Gildersleeve Partners LLC (  Company founder, Larry Gildersleeve, is widely known and highly respected since he entered the timeshare industry as an RCI executive in 1980.  He has also held executive positions at Interval International, Hilton Grand Vacations and Trendwest Resorts.  Gildersleeve’s partner is Trendwest co-founder Jeff Sites, regarded as one of the industry’s pioneers in multi-site resort development and vacation club offerings. Together, Sites, Cordray and Gildersleeve have more than 75 years of timeshare industry experience.