Chris Giles is the Chief Operating Officer for the Oakland Athletics. In his role, Giles oversees the organization-wide strategy and daily operations for the Club’s revenue-generating functions,
including sales, marketing, partnerships, public relations and community engagement.
Giles is lecturer at the University of California at Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and a
member of the Board of Directors for the Ellie May Classic golf tournament. He holds a B.S. in
Finance from Fresno State and a MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of
California. Giles, a native of Clovis, Calif., currently lives in Pleasanton, Calif. with his wife, Leah, twin boys, Jake and Benson, and daughter, Emmerson.