Representing Family Businesses at the State Capital

The Family Business Association of California (FBA) represents family businesses at the legislature and in the courts to help overcome regulatory and economic obstacles and ensure they maintain freedom to operate with as little government intervention as possible.

Supporting California's Most Valuable Asset

Family businesses are California's most valuable asset. They are the backbone of the economy, both nationally and in California. FBA is a nonprofit 501(c)(6) organization that is the only association in California that solely focuses on representing family businesses at the state Capitol.

The Leading Voice for Family Business in California

We are a proactive voice for family businesses in California and identify opportunities for and threats against family businesses, thereby providing a voice for solving the problems they face.
Family Business Association of California

Who We Are

FBA is a nonprofit 501(c)(6) organization that is the only association in California that solely focuses on representing family businesses at the state Capitol.

Family Business Association of California

What We Do

FBA introduces legislation to support family business, takes a stand against bad legislation, and fights for bills that are good for family businesses.

Family Business Association of California

Why We Do It

Family businesses are California’s most valuable asset. They are the backbone of the economy, both nationally and in California.

Family Business Association of California

Membership Advantages

The many advantages of membership include legislative advocacy, a weekly news summary, economic updates, peer-to-peer meetings, and more.

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Unleash private enterprise to jumpstart California’s economy with these four moves

By Ken Monroe FBA Chairman Two months into California’s economic lockdown, it’s time to start working on creating a V-shaped economic recovery. Gov. Gavin Newsom has shown strong leadership during the past couple months in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Now he...

Outside board members offer fresh, objective perspectives

By Jeanne Reaves Both family businesses and private companies tend to struggle with the decision of when and why they should bring outside professionals on to their boards of directors. It's not uncommon for us to hear things such as: "Should I have a board that...

FBA’s Public Policy Goals for 2020

The following is FBA's Public Policy Goals for 2020, as approved by the Association's Board of Directors. State tax issues. FBA needs to be diligent in this debate to maintain fair and equitable business and personal taxes in California: Continue our leadership role...

FBA Names Senator Nielsen Outstanding Legislator for 2019

The Family Business Association of California, the only organization advocating exclusively for California’s thousands of family businesses, has named Sen. Jim Nielsen, R-Tehama, as its Outstanding Legislator for 2019. FBA Executive Director Robert Rivinius said the...

Are 1,061 Pages Enough?

By Robert Rivinius, FBA Executive Director When I have a chance to meet with someone in the Legislature or from the Governor's Office, I take them a copy of the Cal-Chamber's 2019 California Labor Law Digest. The book is 8" x 11", 2 1/2" inches thick, and has 1,061...

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Sacramento, CA 95814

Family Business Association of California

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Sacramento, CA 95814

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