North Bay Business Journal says goodbye to longtime ad executive, adds 2 to sales team


North Bay Business Journal has hired two new account executives and announced the departure of its longtime senior account executive.

Paul Pastorino, who in 2002 began his career at another Sonoma Media Investments publication, The Press Democrat, and later transitioned to the Journal (the second of two stints at the publication) in 2010, plans to leave Sept. 30.

“For the past 11 years, I’ve been privileged to be part of the team that helps advance good business in our region and promote awareness of our valued advertisers to our readers. Supporting this conduit that has literally fostered millions of dollars of business transactions in our region has been a dream come true. No need to say goodbye, just ‘I’ll see you around town!’” Pastorino stated.

With retirement, he added he will be “repurposing” his life going forward, working with an environmental nonprofit, with plans to also “act in some local plays, and learn piano…

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