California, Small Business Association

Contact Information California

Scott Thomas, NFIB/California State DirectorTom Scott was named NFIB/CA State Director in July of 2015.

He most recently was the Executive Director of California Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse for nearly twenty years. He has an extensive background in both the private and public sectors. He has worked at all levels of government including positions in the offices of Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael Antonovich, former State Senator John Seymour and former U.S, Senator Pete Wilson. He also served as a Special Assistant for Intergovernmental Affairs at the U.S. Department of Commerce under Robert Mosbacher.

Tom has lived with his wife Karen and their Welsh Corgi, Rocket in Folsom, California since 1997. He currently serves on the City of Folsom Planning Commission and was formerly on the City of Folsom Utility Commission and Folsom Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. He earned a B.A. in Political Science from California State University, Long Beach and a Masters in Public Administration in Intergovernmental Management from the University of Southern California. 

NFIB Contacts

Tom Scott
State Director
Michelle Orrock
Communications Director

Ken DeVore                         
Legislative Director

Lauren Zahedani
Member Support Manager

Jody Klemens
Administrative Assistant


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921 11th Street, Suite 400
Sacramento, CA


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