Sara Grauf oversees event strategy and services for the Giant’s organization. She played an integral role in the production of the organization’s three World Series celebrations and managed the first-ever commercial spectator program for the America’s Cup. Grauf recently led the organization’s effort to secure and produce the 2018 Rugby Sevens World Cup, which the Giants hosted at Oracle Park in July of 2018. In 2010, Grauf initiated the Giant Race, which has evolved into an annual health and wellness initiative for the club, operating in four cities and drawing 20,000 participants to the San Francisco events. In addition to her event responsibilities, Grauf oversees the club’s spring training operations and is engaged in open space design and programming for the Mission Rock development.
Grauf began her career with the Giants 20 years ago, interning for the club’s community relations department while attending the University of California, Berkeley. Grauf is Past President of the International Live Events Association, a member of the Board of Directors for Leadership San Francisco and serves on the board of Experience Scottsdale and the marketing committee for San Francisco Travel.
Grauf lives in Walnut Creek with her husband, Dietmar and son, Kyle.