Cigar News: Casa Cuevas Announces Alec Cuevas As New Director of OperationsCasa Cuevas Cigars announced today Alec Cuevas, son of President Luis Cuevas Jr., as the company’s new Director of Operations. This makes Alec the fifth generation of Cuevas to join the company.

Alec Cuevas, is from Miami native and grew up around the family business: tobacco. He spent summers with his grandfather, and master blender of Casa Cuevas, Luis Cuevas Sr., at the Las Lavas Cigar Factory. He smoked his first cigar at age 17 celebrating New Year’s. He also spent time working for Neptune Cigar Super Store in Miami, while attending Florida International University.

“I couldn’t finish it but smoking my very first cigar with my father and grandfather during that New Year’s Eve celebration was one of my most memorable moments in my life.”

Luis Cuevas Jr. said:” My father and I couldn’t be prouder of Alec. The Casa Cuevas Cigar brand is first and foremost a family business and we look forward to watching Alec grow with us.”

“My father has created a culture, that makes the Casa Cuevas Cigar brand unique. Our motto “we make cigars from our casa, to yours” is because cigars unify people from different backgrounds, job positions, and the like. My father, grandfather and I have an immense adoration for what we create, and an immense admiration for other wonderful brands within the industry of tobacco. I am proud to join my father and grandfather and look forward to help the Casa Cuevas Cigar brand grow.” says Alec Cuevas.