Ralph Q. Summerford, president of Forensic Strategic Solutions, was recognized by the Birmingham Business Journal as a 2018 Executive of Influence. Executives of Influence are CEOs and other prominent business leaders in the Birmingham area that are helping to shape the local economy. The article features insights and stories from these individuals, highlighting how their careers have taken off in the Magic City.
Ralph has built a successful career by doing work that he is passionate about. He was recognized by the ACFE with the 2010 Cressey Award, the ACFE’s highest honor, which recognizes a lifetime of achievement in the detection and deterrence of fraud. Ralph also served as the Vice Chairman for the ACFE Board of Regents, Past Chairman of its Professional Standards and Practices Committee, and Past Chairman of its Board of Review. He is a frequent author as well as a guest lecturer, working to enhance the understanding of fraud and forensic accounting.
The Birmingham Business Journal’s 2018 Executives of Influence list can be found here.