Its the same way with doctors and civil engineers. I'll take my bypass (both heart and highway) from the guy who was to busy getting shit done to get board certified.
Everyone needs some form of training, granted. But I'll take MY bypass from the guy who dealt with the 'special circumstances' and has had to work on their own to figure out a solution rather than the one that rests on his laurels.
"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary saftey deserve neither liberty not saftey." -- Benjamin Franklin, 1759