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.

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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

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...

Jim Dobbas Inc.: 50 years of working on the railroad

When Jim Dobbas incorporated his business, he figured doing so on April 1, 1968, was fitting. “It was April Fool’s Day, but I didn’t care because I didn’t think I was going to make it anyway,” he recalled with a chuckle. Fortunately for California’s railroads, his...

FBA Joins Coalition Opposing Huge Tax Increase

The Family Business Association of California is one of the business groups that signed on to the following letter to Assembly Members Phil Ting, D-San Francisco, and Kevin McCarty, D-Sacramento, opposing their proposal to impose a 10 percent "surcharge" on corporate...

FBA’s Public Policy Goals for 2018

Federal tax reform will lead to many issues surrounding state and federal tax conformity. FBA needs to be diligent in this debate to maintain fair and equitable business taxes in California: Continue our leadership role to maintain prohibition on Estate Tax in...

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Sacramento, CA 95814

Family Business Association of California

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Sacramento, CA 95814

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