San Diego, Cal., February 18, 2016 – Pro Back Office LLC. (PBO), providing outsourced accounting and HR professional services that support growing and established businesses, announces today that Mike Ford will join the team as the Chief Operating Officer.
Mike is a Co-Founder and Chairman of PBO and has been providing direction and advice to the company for the past three years. He has more than 30 years of management consulting, business advisory and outsourcing experience, and provided services to more than 400 clients throughout the West Coast in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors.
“It’s been exciting to watch and help PBO grow from an advisory role,” said Mike Ford. “I’m ready to work closely with all of our great clients and talented staff. It’s exactly where I want to be at this stage in my career.”
When Mike is not thinking about work, he loves watching, playing, managing and even writing about sports. He has co-authored two books, Brotherhood of the Pigskin – A Fantasy Football Novel, and The Blue Bombers – The True Story of the 2009 Little League World Champions. Mike is also a Sports Agent and Board Member of 7 Sport Group (a full service sports agency).
Co-Founder and CEO Jennifer Barnes said, “It has been great having Mike as a partner for the last several years. We are very excited as a company to have him full-time. His business experience will be invaluable for our company as we continue to grow. We look forward to expanding our service offerings here in San Diego and expanding to additional markets. Our clients are asking for more services in the areas of on-demand staffing, executive recruitment, M&A activities, forensic accounting and internal controls. With Mike being a part of our leadership team on a daily basis, we will be even more successful.”
Mike’s professional experience outside of Pro Back Office includes: Shareholder and Executive Manager for a $20M California based finance & accounting consulting practice; Founding Member & Managing Director of a $450M NASDAQ-traded company; Manager with a Big Four management consulting practice; Regional Manager for a West Coast government management consulting firm; Co-founder and Senior Director for a California-based public finance consulting firm; and Regional Director and Shareholder for a $30M publicly traded management consulting and business advisory firm.
You can contact Mike at firstname.lastname@example.org or 858.622.1681.