EY today announced that Ernie Bray, CEO of ACD is a semifinalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2018 San Diego Award. Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs and for more than 30 years, EY has been at the forefront of identifying game-changing business leaders and celebrating American ingenuity. The Entrepreneur Of The Year® program takes place in more than 145 cities in 60 countries around the world. The program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellent and extraordinary success in areas such as financial performance, innovation, and commitment to their businesses and communities.

Bray was selected as a semifinalist by a panel of independent judges which includes previous award winners, leading CEOs, private equity and venture capital investors, and other regional business luminaries. The San Diego Region Award winners are announced at a celebratory gala held on June 7, 2018 at the Fairmont Grand Del Mar. "It is a great honor to be named a semifinalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year award," stated Bray. "This recognition is a testament to the hard work and dedication of the entire ACD team that helps drive our company ahead," added Bray.

Regional award winners are eligible for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards, presented in Palm Springs, CA on November 7–11, 2018, and hosted by Seth Meyers.

Learn more about Bray's journey as an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year semifinalist by following ACD on Twitter @autoclaims and ACD on LinkedIn. Follow all the latest program developments @EY_EOYUS using #EOYSD and visit the San Diego regional website for more information: ey.com/us/eoy/sandiego

About ACD

With a mission of shortening the claims process and driving customer satisfaction ACD delivers the leading virtual claims workflow technology that flexes to an auto insurer’s specific business needs. ACD's AutoLink® incorporates multi-channel methods of inspection into one unified platform. Its exclusive claims triage features the largest crowdsourced on-demand field appraisal network and modern photo estimating tools for the digitally empowered customer. ACD is a leading Insuretech firm located in Carlsbad. For more information visit ACD www.acdcorp.com