Pro Back Office Announces New Name: PBO Advisory Group

SAN DIEGO – Effective today, the company formerly known as Pro Back Office is now PBO Advisory Group. Based in San Diego, the company provides outsourced accounting, financial and compliance services and strategic business consulting to the west coast region.

“Our new name – PBO Advisory Group – reflects the expansion of our services, with an increased emphasis on advising our clients in multiple aspects of their businesses,” says Mike Ford, Managing Director/Founding Member of PBO Advisory Group. “Our main service lines now include consulting, accounting, compliance and human resources, and our group includes many highly trained professionals with specific industry knowledge across multiple sectors.”

Founded in 2012 by Ford, the company focused on outsourced financial and accounting services for small and mid-sized private companies and non-profits. Today, PBO Advisory Group works with public and private companies – from start-ups to large, international corporations – as well as non-profits. With a team of more than 55 employees, PBO Advisory Group has industry expertise in construction and related services, craft brewing, life sciences, manufacturing and distribution, non-profit, professional services, real estate and property management, retail and technology.

PBO Advisory Group’s executive team has grown to include Ford; Scott Palka – consulting CFO/member; and consulting CFOs Francesca San Diego, Greg Leiser, Kristy Facchini, and Richard Dahlseid.

“With our new executive team in place and our expanded capabilities, PBO Advisory Group looks forward to continuing to fill in gaps in our clients’ teams, consulting on specific projects or even operating as their entire department,” says Ford. “We are proud of our success in serving clients, and often establish long-term business relationships in which our group becomes an integral part of their business operations.”

The company has also launched a new website.


PBO Advisory Groups delivers outsourced accounting services and strategic business consulting to start-ups, emerging, public, private, government and non-profit organizations. With more than 55 professionals on staff, each with diverse accounting and business experience, we provide the west coast region with highly skilled, incomparable financial and advisory expertise in the areas of accounting, consulting, compliance and human resources. Our flexible and scalable approach fits the needs of our clients at the fraction of the cost of full-time employees or Big 4 resources. For more information, visit