My First Job: Dan Coleman
Sept. 1, 2012 at 4:01 a.m.
• Name: Dan Coleman
• Age: 81
• City of residence: Victoria
• Current title: President and CEO of Zarsky Lumber Co., Inc.
• First job: My first job was in the lumberyard. I worked there as a kid during the summers.
• What it taught me: I learned how to weigh nails and things like that. Really, I learned everything I needed to know for this industry. It was a good starting point.
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