Jennifer Barnes a Finalist for the 2016 Women Who Mean Business Awards

Jennifer Barnes a Finalist for the 2016 Women Who Mean Business Awards
San Diego, CA, November 11, 2016 --( Co-founder and CEO of Pro Back Office, LLC Jennifer Barnes was named as a finalist for the 23rd Annual Women Who Mean Business Awards presented by the San Diego Business Journal. The awards program took place on Wednesday, November 9 at the Town and Country Resort & Convention Center located at 500 Hotel Circle North, San Diego.

The WWMB Awards are presented annually by the San Diego Business Journal to recognize women business leaders that have had a positive impact on the San Diego business community. The awards are distinguished by the following three categories: lifetime achievement, exemplary service and community service.

Barnes was among more than 100 women leaders in San Diego County that were nominated to receive one of the three awards of distinction. The selected winners and more than 100 finalists were recognized at Wednesday’s celebratory reception, emceed by Pat Brown of Pat Brown Productions and Susan Taylor of Scripps Health.

Barnes’ nomination was based on her education, expertise in business, involvement in the community, and service to local boards and councils. She is the co-founder of Pro Back Office, a San Diego professional services firm dedicated to outsourced accounting, and currently serves as its CEO. Prior to founding her company, she received a MBA from San Diego State University, completed the Becker CPA courses, and worked in finance roles from consulting, to a controller for companies both local and out of state, and as the director of finance and accounting at local non-profit organizations.

Barnes was further recognized for her investment in causes that positively impact the growth of San Diego businesses and the community. She has served with The Better Business Bureau, the Business Executives Council, the San Diego Food Banks Leadership Council, the MIT Wine Social Committee and the Junior Achievements Young Executives Board. Barnes is also a member of Vistage International and Sage Executive Group.

The WWMB Awards began with registration at 11 a.m. followed by the special awards reception and luncheon from 11:30 to 2 p.m. The reception and awards program honored winners and finalists with celebrity emcees, a keynote speaker and the presentation of awards.

For more information on the 23rd Annual Women Who Mean Business Awards, visit For more information on Jennifer Barnes and Pro Back Office, LLC, visit

About Pro Back Office, LLC:

Pro Back Office, LLC is a professional services firm specializing in outsourced accounting, human resources and operational solutions. PBO provides comprehensive solutions to a variety of industries from construction and contractors, to retail, restaurants, healthcare and not for profits. With a team of experienced consultants, PBO can provide support at a variety of experience levels to meet the specific needs of each client. PBO’s solutions include consulting as an end-to-end outsourced accounting department, finance consulting and audits for individual projects, and human resource assignments. Incorporated in 2012, PBO services more than 175 clients in the San Diego, Orange County, Inland Empire and Phoenix areas. For more information on PBO, visit
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