For third year, Ratley named to Accounting Today's Top 100 Most Influential People



For the third year in a row, James D. Ratley, CFE, President and CEO of the ACFE, has been selected by Accounting Today as One of the Top 100 Most Influential People. Ratley's selection signifies the importance of professional fraud fighters among the ranks of business leaders, government figures and luminaries who influence the accounting profession.

Ratley is profiled, along with the other honorees, in a special supplement to Accounting Today magazine's Sept./Oct. 2014 issue. Under Ratley's leadership, the ACFE has grown to more than 70,000 members in more than 150 countries, and is the world's largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of training and resources.

"Fraud, unfortunately, never goes away," the Accounting Today article states. "Fortunately, Ratley and his association are around to keep us up to date with their regular Report to the Nations, but also to give accountants the education and credentials they need to help fight it."

Ratley said that being chosen for the Accounting Today Top 100 list is a "distinct honor."

"I’m proud to be included again among the Top 100, and I thank the editors of Accounting Today for their selection," Ratley said. "Most of all, I appreciate the recognition that Accounting Today gives the anti-fraud profession as a whole."

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