Legislative Staff Briefing 2023

More small businesses are starting than ever before. The best way to ensure that they remain strong and a vibrant part of our economy and communities is to ensure their ecosystem of support is robust. California made big investments in the ecosystem and small businesses in the last couple of years. Find out how we can continue to lead the nation on small business policy.

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Addison Peterson

Addison served as a Delegate for the Democratic National Committee and California Democratic Party. After graduating college with his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, he worked as a Fellow for the Jesse M. Unruh Assembly Fellowship program for the office of Assembly member Chris Holden. While working in the Assembly for a few years, Addison staffed legislation and worked on the Assembly Floor team for the Speaker and Majority Leader’s office. After the Assembly he worked at the University of California Office of the President as the High School Articulation Coordinator working on education policy for K-12 and higher education. During this time he completed his Masters in Public Administration. Today Addison enjoys working with the small business community figuring out new ways to support small business at the state and federal policy level.