California Coalition on Workers' Compensation


Sean McNally

Sean McNally is the CEO of KBA Engineering in Bakersfield, California.  Prior to KBA, he was the Vice President for Corporate and Government Affairs and Vice President of Human Resources at Grimmway Farms in Bakersfield, California (1997-2012).

He graduated from the University of San Francisco with Bachelor’s Degrees in English and Theology. In 1979 and 1980 he did graduate theology studies at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Israel.  He is a graduate of the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.

Sean is certified by the State Bar of California as a Specialist in Workers’ Compensation Law. He was appointed by Governor Schwarzenegger to the Commission on Health, Safety and Workers’ Compensation (CHSWC) and was the Chair in 2009 and 2011. He was also appointed by Governor Schwarzenegger to the State Board of Food and Agriculture.  He serves on the Board of Directors of the California Workers Compensation Institute.  He serves as a trustee for the California Self Insurer’s Security Fund and he is the Co-Chair of the California Chamber of Commerce Amicus Committee.

His community activities include serving on the Board of Directors of the Golden Empire Gleaners, the Mercy Hospital Foundation and Stockdale Country Club.