VP of Premium Seating & ServiceThe Oakland Raiders
Qiava Martinez is the Vice President of Premium Seating & Service for The Oakland Raiders. In her role, Qiava is responsible for developing all strategies for premium seating, suite sales and service. Qiava began her career with The Oakland Raiders as an Inside Sales Ticket Representative in 2008. Qiava’s passion and drive quickly accelerated her into the role of Director of Group Sales and Fundraising for three years where she developed and created the new group sales department. While overseeing the group department, Qiava’s team was ranked top three in group sales among all NFL teams. Shortly after, Qiava was promoted to the Director of Premium Seating and Service. In two short years of being the Director of Premium Seating and Service, Qiava was able to create new incentive programs and suite inventory which generated new revenue streams for the organization.
Prior to pursuing a career in the sport industry, Qiava was the publisher and owner of Culture Magazine. The magazine was an outlet used by teenage writers to express their life experiences. Qiava also worked as the Executive Director for the non-profit Youth Achieving Destiny. One of nine siblings, Qiava comes from a football family. Her father, Willie Harper played in the National Football League for 13 years (11 of those years were with the San Francisco 49ers). Her brother Matthew Harper is the Defensive Backs Coach for the Philadelphia Eagles. Her youngest brother, Josh Harper, was signed as an undrafted free agent by The Oakland Raiders in 2015.
Qiava, her husband Jonathan and daughter Harper reside in Dublin, Ca.