Curious who this mystery candidate with A.D. experience is. There is another one in So Cal who we should be kicking the tires on, Cal State LA's Darryl Gross. He was the A.D. at Syracuse for 11 years and prior to that, had experience at USC. He's only 61 which would be perfect age. He seems to have some baggage from his time at Syracuse, although he was never directly implicated. Apparently, CSULA checked him out before they hired him. Here's an article about him. https://www.syracuse.com/orangesports/2015/03/daryl_gross_resigns_as_athletic_director_at_syracuse_university.html
From the wood board, two finalists were revealed (see links below). Both look ok, but neither have the background to hit the ground running. I hope the mystery 3rd candidate who is or has A.D. experience (according to the wood board) is revealed after his/her interview this week. The first two finalists just don't have what it takes to take on the immediate problems were facing.