My First Job: Albert Mata

Aug. 3, 2013 at 3:03 a.m.


MATA ALFRED   ALLISON MILES for The Victoria Advocate

• Name: Alfred Mata

• Age: 31

• City of residence: Victoria

• Current title: Director of sales for Victoria's Hilton Garden Inn

• First job: I worked at CiCi's Pizza when I was 16.

What it taught me: I learned the value of a dollar. Before that job, I wanted my mom to buy me the nice shoes and everything. But when you work hard for your money, you spend it more wisely.

My First Job is a feature that highlights people's first - or wackiest - job and what they learned from the experience. Please limit responses to 100 words or less. Responses may be edited for style, content or length. A photo of the jobholder accompanies the feature.



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