Ernie Bray, chairman and CEO of ACD, has more than 20 years of experience in the insurance and automobile claims industry. Bray is a dynamic force in driving innovation and technology to transform the auto claims industry and connect a highly fragmented business sector. His company has facilitated and processed more than $2.5 billion in auto and homeowner insurance losses.
Bray has also led ACD to five annual rankings on Inc. magazine’s list of fastest-growing privately held companies in America and four years on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 of North America. He was named the 2012 “Insurance Executive of the Year” at the American Business Awards.
Prior to ACD, Bray worked in multiple capacities for AAA, Progressive and Access Insurance.
Bray holds a bachelor’s in sociology and institutional analysis from the University of California, Santa Cruz, along with executive studies from Columbia Business School and USC’s Marshall School of Business. He is also a six sigma black belt and senior claims law associate.
Bray also serves as a strategic business consultant driving impact in the areas of process improvement, management, marketing, innovation, social media and overall business strategy.
Bray is the author of several books and key thought leadership pieces and co-inventor of two pending patents.
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