Roger Niello

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About Roger

Roger Niello is a part owner of The Niello Company auto dealer group with his brothers David and Rick, who is company CEO. Roger is a CPA, a former member of the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors, a former California State Assemblyman and a former President & CEO of the Sacramento Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce.

Just like nobody doesn’t like Sara Lee (remember that commercial?), everybody is against duplicative and overly burdensome regulations. And everybody is a small business advocate. Liberals and conservatives alike, all policy makers profess the same allegiance. But talk specifics and the ranks start to separate. Everyone laments the so-called drive-by lawsuits filed in the name of the Americans with Disability More


I’m happy to announce that I’ll be returning to the State Legislature next month. As part of our Chamber’s State Legislative Summit March 1, that is. While in elected office I often spoke of the need for business people to lobby their government. I call it The Business Imperative. For self interest, for sure, it is important for business to More


Do you remember Bobby Vee’s 1950s song Rubber Ball? Do you remember 1995? And what do those two have to do with each other? Well, 1995 was the year that I was President (as the volunteer head was called then) of the Metro Chamber and, like Bobby Vee’s rubber ball, I’ve come bouncing back! The Metro Chamber Leadership has honored More

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