Family Business Association of California

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.

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.



Latest News

FBA leader testifies against services tax 

FBA Government Affairs Chair Grant Deary testified last week before the Senate Governance and Finance Committee in opposition to SB 993 (Hertzberg). The bill would impose a 3 percent tax on professional services purchased by businesses in exchange for a 2 percent...

Lund Construction marks 60th year in business with view to the future

Now in its third generation and celebrating its 60th year in business, Lund Construction Co. – like so many family businesses – began as a home-based business. The year was 1958 and George and Alta Lund began the Sacramento-area business with just a motor grader and a...

FBA Member Lippow Development Co. is truly an only-in-America success story.

While Lippow Development Co. is officially celebrating its 70thanniversary this year, the Martinez-based family business really began decades earlier, when family patriarch Leo Lippow opened a bike shop outside of Milwaukee, Wis. During the first decade of the...

Pini Hardware: Owned by different families along the way but a family business for 100 years

Sometimes, a family business is owned by several families along the way. Such is the case with Pini Ace Hardware in Novato, which is celebrating its 100thanniversary this year. Russ Young, Pini’s CFO and treasurer and a member of the third generation of his family to...

Five companies join Family Business Association of California

 Recognize need to be part of only statewide group focusing solely on family businesses Five more companies have recently joined the Family Business Association of California, the only statewide organization that solely focuses on the impacts of new laws and...

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Sacramento, CA 95814

Family Business Association of California

1215 K St #2120
Sacramento, CA 95814

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