Turns out he and I not only went to the same university but knew many of the same guys. He played for Washington State and I watched them lose and win in the Palouse (where the school is).
In my line of work, I figure myself more a special teams coach and mentor than businessman. My other partners and key employees handle the production aspect; the offense, defense, catching and tackling of the day to day operations.
After several minutes of speaking of the past and in jargon that left the administrator in my office head spinning, we parted ways. My already good day, getting better.
Sometimes it's just the random chance meeting of people that can make your hour better, brighten your day or heck even change your life. Like talking to someone in a line and soon after you have the job of your dreams. Like bumping into someone and a year later you're married to them.
Lets keep bumping into each other.