I would say an important skill that great leaders have is knowing their own abilities. They are usually really good at one aspect but are not afraid to bring in an expert in another area. The opposite can be said for terrible leaders who tend to "know everything" and insist on having their hands on everything.
This is a good step. He mentioned once that going pro would open up some doors to things that he couldn't do as an amateur. This is likely one of those. It has to involve fund-raising, and there's no way a college guy can do that.
I hope this goes well. I'm proud of him for stepping up to do something like this.
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