ACD, a leading auto claims technology, decision support, and connector of claims networks for the property and casualty industry, announced today that CEO Ernie Bray was honored as a finalist for the San Diego Business Journal’s “Most Admired CEO” award. This is Ernie’s third time being named to this honor.
This event recognizes local industry leaders’ great achievements within their companies and in the community. The winners and finalists are lauded for demonstrating determination and insight yielding huge successes for their organizations. These executives have taken the lead in driving their businesses and the local economy.
Bray stated, “Our team’s dedication and hard work has been a huge part of our success and I accept this honor on behalf of everyone at ACD. I’m very proud to be able to work with such a great group of people who share a common vision of making ACD the leader in our industry.”
ACD has seen amazing success and solid growth under Bray’s direction, growing over 147% over the last four years and has been named to Inc. Magazine’s, Inc. 5000 five times and Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 of North America four times since the company’s inception. Anyone who meets Ernie quickly sees he is a driving force, energetic, ready to motivate, lead, compete and win.
Ernie has also been involved in various philanthropic organizations. He is a past board member of the Carlsbad Charitable Foundation and former President of the San Diego, Sons of the American Revolution in which he participated in Youth History programs and honored Veterans and Law Enforcement. He also led ACD’s participation in a Recycled Rides vehicle gifting to an Escondido family in need. Bray also supports the Angel’s Depot, The Greyhound Adoption Center, and Junior Achievement of San Diego.