Duke Future Initiative Announces Advisory Group
DURHAM- Terrell Smithdirector of the Duke University Future Initiative, the organization’s first advisory group announced Thursday.
The eight-member committee includes Chris Dapolito (Duke Class of 2005), William Hill (2002), Reggie Love (2004), Jamin Pastor (2005), Greg Pritchard (1980), Craig Richardson (1987 & 1992), Mike Scheider (2006), and Ryan Wolitzer (2020).
“I’m beyond grateful to be able to work with these eight guys on a daily basis,” said Smith. “Their insight and influence have proven invaluable in such a short time. Their resumes and personal accomplishments epitomize what the Future Initiative program instills in our student-athletes. I look forward to the next three years of working with this band.”
The advisory group will use its experiences, expertise, insight, influence, leadership skills and resources to support the success of Duke football student-athletes on and off the field, as well as after they graduate. diploma.
“It was an honor to be associated with the Future Initiative advisory group because of his varied experiences and business background,” said Pritchard. “In a short time, while working with Terrell and his team, we were able to shape the Future Initiative into a distinct competitive advantage for Coach (Mike) Elko and his recruiting efforts.”
Group members serve a three-year term, renewable for two additional years by mutual consent. Members will focus on internship and mentorship opportunities for the current Blue Devils as well as programming and commitments for former players.
“Giving back to Duke football and the University through this program allows me to have a direct impact on student-athletes sitting in the same seat I sat in 20 years ago,” Hill said. “Through discussions of life experiences, giving career advice, or sitting down and polishing their resumes, we were able to enhance the Duke experience for these phenomenal young men.”
For more information, Smith can be contacted at [email protected]
EVENTS TO COME
Friday, September 30, 2022 – 12 p.m. (Salle Scharf)
Alumni Networking Event (in person)
Monday, October 24, 2022 – All Day (New York, NY)
National Football League Alumni Ventures (NFLAV) Golf Classic