Women in Finance 2020: Francesca San Diego

Consulting Chief Financial Officer Francesca San Diego is the VP of Finance and a member of the executive management team at PBO Advisory Group, a leading local outsourcing and consulting firm. She works with companies across the region to manage and staff accounting, financial, regulatory, compliance, human resources and business advisory projects. In 2019, Fran was also key in helping PBO Advisory Group achieve its most profitable operational year since its inception.

With more than 30 years of experience in finance and business management, Fran provides the guidance and support that entertainment, technology, computer software, sustainable energy and non-profit organizations need beyond the scope of their internal teams. Either working directly with clients or managing teams of consultants, she is effective in resolving complex situations that require sound business judgment and innovative problem solving.

Fran joined PBO Advisory Group in 2015 and has been vital to its growth. Last year, she was instrumental in rebranding the company. She is now focused on expanding its service offerings and making strategic decisions that will help move the company in new directions.

Fran has a solid history of using her strategic, financial and accounting skills to help the community. For nine years, she has served as a board member for the Equity Foundation – You Got The Power. She has also served as a board member for the Women’s Global Network since 2010. Additionally, Fran served 14 years as a board member and chair of the Audit Committee for Casa de Amparo.

Featured in the August 10, 2020 issue of the San Diego Business Journal.