team member

Mike Ford

Managing Director / Founding Member

Mike is the original founder and current President of PBO Advisory. He has more than 30 years of management consulting, business advisory and outsourcing experience, and provided services to more than 400 clients in the various sectors. Mike received a BS degree from Bowling Green State University (Ohio) in Political Science & Economics and has two Master’s degrees from The Ohio State University. Mike’s career includes over 14 years with Deloitte - 8 years in their consulting group and 6 years as the Managing Director for Resources Global Solutions (NASDQ: RECN). He is the co-founder of several professional services firms including NBS Finance (Temecula, CA) and RoseRyan’s Southern California division. Mike also worked 7 years as the Sr. Vice President for the west coast Enterprise Risk Management division for IPSA International.

Mike was a former Trustee and Treasurer for the San Diego-Hawaii Leukemia Lymphoma Society, was a former Planning Commissioner for the City of La Mesa, and has served as a volunteer board member for numerous youth organizations. He has been a guest lecturer at SDSU’s Public Administration College on numerous occasions. He is an avid sports fan and 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 and his wife Anne like spending time with their four kids, family and friends.