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About csuffamilybusiness

In 1995 Cal State Fullerton, the third largest business school in the nation, formed the Center for Family Business to assist family businesses in recognizing their common problems and in finding solutions to the unique issues that confront them. The Center's mission is to use education to help family businesses in our region grow and prosper and to keep harmony in the family.

Celebrate Earth Day with Earth Friendly Products!

We would like to recognize and congratulate one of our members, Earth Friendly Products, for being recognized for their commitment to the betterment of the environment. For their outstanding work in this field, they were recognized as the 2016 Excellence in Community … Continue reading

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Notable Developments and Changes in the Law Workshop

Come learn about new changes to the legal code from the center’s legal partners Shulman Hodges & Bastian LLP. This presentation will highlight and discuss some of the more notable changes in the law and provide an overview of how … Continue reading

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Nominate a Family Business for an Award

With a little over 30 days until the CSUF CFB Hall of Fame Induction Celebration, the Center is gearing up for its biggest event of the year. The deadline to nominate a great family owned business closes on Monday 2/15/16. … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2016!

We wish you a successful 2016 from our family to yours!

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2016 New Year’s Resolution: Come to the Family Buinsess Hall of Fame Celebration!

Did you know that, The McIlhenny Company sells more than 100 million bottles of Tabasco pepper sauce a year. Join the Cal State Fullerton Center for Family Business for the 2nd annual Hall of Fame Celebration! When: Tuesday March 15, … Continue reading

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Nominate a Family Business to the Center’s Hall of Fame!

Did you know that, During the Vietnam war, the McIlhenny Company sent thousands of copies of the Charley Ration Cookbook, filled with recipes for spicing up C-rations with Tabasco pepper sauce, wrapped around two-ounce bottles of Tabasco pepper sauce in … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays From the Center

We wish you a Happy Holiday Season, from our family to yours.

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Join the Center at our Family Business Hall of Fame Celebration!

Did you know that, in the 1920s, Fernand Petiot, an American working at Harry’s Bar in Paris, created the drink, the Bloody Mary. Tabasco pepper sauce was added to the recipe in the 1930s at the King Cole Bar in … Continue reading

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Save the Date for the Family Business Hall of Fame Celebration!

Announcing the Second Annual Center for Family Business Hall of Fame Induction Celebration Presented by City National Bank When: Tuesday March 15, 2016. 4:30pm – 8pm. Where: The Richard Nixon Presidential Library Special Guest Speaker: Tony Simmons, CEO McIlhenny Company … Continue reading

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Family & Coffee, the Perfect Blend for Gaviña Gourmet Coffee

“It’s more than just great coffee that inspires us—it’s family!” – Michael Gaviña. These words ring true for Gaviña Gourmet Coffee, a relatively new member of the Center for Family Business and, a company that prides itself on being experienced … Continue reading

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