Stephen Revetria oversees the strategy and vision of Giants Enterprises. In his role, he is responsible for developing new ventures beyond the Major League Baseball franchise in addition to increasing the visibility and use of Oracle Park, Pier 48, The Gotham Club, Giants Maritime Services and projects that leverage the organization’s resources and capabilities. Currently in his 22nd year, he remains focused on the creation of larger-than-life experiences for millions through increasing overall visibility and the strategic creation of new revenue streams and business endeavors.
A Bay Area native and graduate of University of San Francisco, Revetria has extensive experience in planning, advising and fundraising for civic affairs. He is dedicated to countless local initiatives with the goal of improving, enhancing and developing The City by the Bay. As a passionate business, hospitality and event professional, Revetria has forged invaluable partnerships on the local, national and international levels to further the mission of Giants Enterprises and San Francisco as a premier destination for events, meetings and travel.
Revetria has been involved in the meetings and events industry for over thirty years. He is currently serving as Chairman of Meeting Professional International (MPI) and was previously Chairman of the MPI Foundation. He previously co-chaired WEC in 2003 & 2015 and will again in 2022. In 2015, the WEC Opening Night Celebration at Pier 48 won an ILEA Live Esprit Award for “Best Event Produced for a Non-Profit”.
Revetria serves on the Executive Committee, in the role of Treasurer, of the U.S. Travel Association, the leading force that grows and sustains travel to and within the United States. Revetria has combined the world of sports, travel & hospitality in an innovative effort to lead the San Francisco Giants to the forefront of these intersecting industries. Through Revetria’ s proactive leadership and foresight, the Giants have created a strategic model for other Professional Sports Teams and Destination Marketing Offices to replicate - paving the way for growth between sports and travel sectors to drive additional visitation.
Additionally, Revetria is in his second term serving as a Member of the U.S. Department of Commerce Travel and Tourism Advisory Board. In this capacity, he advises the U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo on issues and concerns that affect the travel and tourism industries.
In 2020, Revetria was appointed by Governor Gavin Newsom to serve on California’s Task Force on Business and Jobs Recovery. The Task Force, which included leaders from California’s diverse, innovative economic and social sectors, were assembled to chart a path forward to a quick and safe recovery of the state from the Covid19 pandemic.
Revetria sits on the University of San Francisco Board of Trustees and helps to shape the direction of the University’s highly respected Business Administration, Hospitality Management program. Through this program graduates develop into the hospitality business leaders of tomorrow by working in partnership with San Francisco’s leading hospitality firms and organizations. By developing a unique internship program, Revetria has hired more than 60 interns to Giants Enterprises. He also helped conceptualize the Pat Gallagher Fellowship Program, which rewards a USF Sport Management Masters student with a year-long, rotating internship within the San Francisco Giants organization.
Revetria previously served as Chairman of the San Francisco Travel Association, where he presided over the board of directors and executive committee. In this capacity, he directed and guided policy at all meetings involving partners of San Francisco Travel, the executive committee and the board of directors. San Francisco Travel’s mission enhances the local economy by marketing San Francisco and the Bay Area as the premier destination for conventions, meetings, events and leisure travel.
Revetria is also an avid supporter and Allied Member of the Hotel Council of San Francisco. The Giants have co-sponsored numerous Hotel Council events and hosted the annual Hotel Heroes Special Event Night at Oracle Park, which includes an on-field ceremony honoring award winners. The Giants also support the Green Industry Council and the Women in Leadership Forum.
In October 2016, Revetria attended the inaugural Sport at the Service of Humanity Conference arranged by Pope Francis at the Vatican. The invite-only global conference convened leaders and influencers from the world of faith, sport and business to discuss the interconnectedness of Faith and Sport. In order to turn the idea from concept to reality, the Vatican invited a select group of individuals representing various stakeholder groups to develop strategy, shape the agenda and provide ideas to bring the concept to life.
Revetria is the recipient of the 2021 Catholic Charities Faith in Action Award, the organization’s highest honor in recognition of his leadership and longstanding devotion to the community.
In addition to the numerous industry awards, Revetria received the prestigious Hotel Council of San Francisco’s Peter Goldman Award of Excellence in 2016.
Under Revetria’s leadership, Giants Enterprises has received international recognition for the execution of its programming during the 2007 All-Star Game and the 2010, 2012 & 2014 World Series, including, the Official World Series Galas and downtown ticker-tape parades among others. He also played an integral role in the development and creation of the first dedicated full-time events team at a Major League venue.
Revetria lives in San Francisco with his wife, Elizabeth and their two children.