Fiesta Bowl Chairman of the Board

Matt Winter
Corporate & Commercial Attorney, Sacks Tierney P.A.


Matthew F. (Matt) Winter is a corporate and commercial attorney with the law firm Sacks Tierney, P.A. in Scottsdale, Arizona, and has been practicing law for more than 23 years. Prior to joining Sacks Tierney, Winter was the founding member of Winter Law Group, and previously he was a member in the Phoenix firm of Jennings, Strouss and Salmon. Winter was elected to the Board of Directors of the Fiesta Bowl in 2006, after having served as a member of the Fiesta Bowl Committee since 1997. He has held the Secretary and Chair-Elect positions on the Executive Committee, and served as chairman of the team selection committee. While a Fiesta Bowl Committee member, he chaired several event committees, including Fiesta Bowl and Cactus Bowl game operations, NCAA Youth Football Clinic, Fiesta Futures and the Duck Race. Based on his extensive experience in game operations, Winter has served as Board Liaison to the Game Operations Committees for Cactus Bowl, Fiesta Bowl and BCS National Championship games. Winter also serves on the Board of Directors of the Arizona Organizing Committee for the 2016 College Football Playoff National Championship Game.

Born and raised in Arizona, Winter graduated from the University of Arizona, where he played football, and received his JD from Arizona State University. He is committed to serving youth through various organizations, serving as Chairman of the Board of Ryan House and coaching youth baseball and football teams. He resides in central Phoenix with his wife Julia and their two sons.