President, Arizona Cardinals

Michael Bidwill

Director Emeritus 

Michael joined the Pat Tillman Foundation board of directors in April 2010. After practicing law for six years as a federal prosecutor, Michael joined the Cardinals organization in 1996 as Vice President/General Counsel. He has been influential in steering the organization on its path to an eventual NFC Championship.

In addition to guiding the Cardinals, Michael has also taken on an ever-increasing role in both the National Football League and the greater Phoenix business community. In 2007, Michael was appointed to the league’s Business Ventures Committee; one of the NFL’s most prominent committees. In September 2008, he took over as Chair of the influential Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC). He is also a member of Greater Phoenix Leadership (GPL), an organization composed of the region’s top business and civic leaders.

A licensed pilot and flying enthusiast, Michael donates his time and resources as a volunteer for “Flying Samaritans,” a group of volunteers, including doctors and other medical personnel, who offer free medical clinics in Mexico.

Michael has a Bachelor of Science in Finance from St. Louis University and a Law degree from Catholic University in Washington, D.C.