Karleen Arnink-Pate
Chief Revenue Officer
Sonoma Media Investments

Vice Chair Elect 2024
Member Since: 1994

Karleen Arnink-Pate is the Chief Revenue Officer for locally owned Sonoma Media Investments, publishers of the Press Democrat and a variety of other brands found online and in print. Karleen is responsible for all revenue from advertising and digital products and services.

Previously Karleen served as vice president of strategic revenue and retail advertising director at the San Francisco Chronicle and its online operation, SFGate.com. She also served as advertising director at the Reno Gazette-Journal, the Honolulu Advertiser, Patuxent Publishing Co. and Lake County Publishing, which produces the Lake County Record-Bee.

Her expertise in helping businesses navigate their options in today’s rapidly changing world is diverse & deep. Recognized as an industry leader, Karleen was a national Folio “Top Women in Media 2019” Honoree, in the Change Maker category & described as “a woman who has successfully altered the course of their brand or the industry for the better.”  Karleen motivates and energizes organizations through collaborative, open communication and with an innovative, creative approach to marketing and sales. She founded the popular Sonoma County Women in Conversation speaker series and also serves on the board of Sonoma County CASA and the Steering Committee for United Way, Women United.