Sonoma County nonprofit chief named North Bay Business enterprise Journal publisher

Lorez Bailey, who for five many years has overseen a Sonoma County nonprofit operating with teenagers and whose career contains local media promoting and operations, has been named publisher of the North Bay Organization Journal.

Bailey currently is govt director for Chop’s Teenager Club in Santa Rosa.

On Sept. 8, she will take in excess of the publisher part of the Journal, which is owned by Sonoma Media Investments. The media company’s holdings also incorporate The Press Democrat, Sonoma Journal, Petaluma Argus-Courier and The Sonoma Index-Tribune.

Management of the Journal — which covers business information in Napa, Marin, Sonoma and Solano counties — has been open because the former publisher, Norma Kostecka, who was appointed in October 2020, died in March.

“Lorez brings a wealth of expertise and experience to the North Bay Business enterprise Journal,” reported SMI CEO Steve Falk. “She has decades of achievement in media and company together with a ten years of distinguished management roles at various foremost nonprofit companies. She has a passion for encouraging some others thrive and people skills will now aid neighborhood corporations in the course of the North Bay.”

Karleen Arnink-Pate, main revenue officer for The Push Democrat, included, “We could not be extra psyched to have Lorez join the organization. She understands the importance of the NBBJ to enable companies throughout our region, to continue to be connected, educated and educated. I’m self-confident Lorez will lead The North Bay Business enterprise Journal into a long run with constructive modify and no restrictions.”

Before using about as government director of Chop’s in 2016, Bailey was university and career readiness director for an additional Santa Rosa-centered nonprofit, Social Advocates for Youth (SAY).

On the administrative facet, she performs as a supervisor at West County Local community Providers district and as a manager at Sonoma County Youth Ecology Corps in Santa Rosa.

On the media facet, Bailey was on the editorial board, supporting to establish the editorial voice of The Push Democrat.

Her other media background features operating as promoting and operations supervisor for Community Voice Newspaper, centered in Rohnert Park, as very well as promotion assistant supervisor for ANG Newspapers, promoting assistant for The Press Democrat then the Argus-Courier, as properly as news section coordinator at Channel 50 in Santa Rosa.