EY today announced that Ernie Bray, CEO of ACD is a semifinalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 San Diego Award. Now celebrating its 30th year, the awards program recognizes entrepreneurs in over 145 cities and 60 countries who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Bray was selected as a semifinalist by a panel of independent judges. Finalists will be announced Wednesday, May 25, and winners will be announced at a formal Awards Gala on Monday, June 20, with more than 500 Founders, CEOs and other business leaders in attendance, at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar, California.
“It is a great honor to be selected as a semifinalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year award,” stated Ernie Bray. “I want to thank everyone at ACD as this would not be possible without all of the great work and support of the entire team. It’s an exciting time here at ACD and we are energized everyday to help drive our clients’ success,” added Bray.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the overall national award winner, will be announced at the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 19, 2016. The awards gala is the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.
Learn more about Bray’s journey as an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year semifinalist by following ACD on Twitter @autoclaims and ACD on LinkedIn.
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