Hooten Young Hires Allison Trainer, Will Display at PCA - Cigar News

Hooten Young Hires Allison Trainer, Will Display at PCA – Cigar News

Cigars has hired our very own Allison Trainer as its Vice President of Sales Tobacco Division and Consulting. Allison has been a panelist at BMP for a few years now, we wish her congratulations!

Allison has more than 20 years of Sales Management experience, and many years in the cigar industry. Previously, she was working as Brand Manager for Rock-A-Feller Cigars, and before that General Manager of a Texas Cigar Shop.

I am excited to bring Allison on given her experience, knowledge and passion for the cigar industry.

Tim Young, CEO

Allison will be working in tandem with the Head of Marketing and Sales, Courtney Teekell. Together they will work to support Marisa Toledo (sales rep) and Gene Vinnkov (sales rep) to grow the Brand.

is a veteran-owned American Whiskey and Cigar Company founded by Tim Young and Norm Hooten, Delta Force MSG (Ret.) and real-life “Hoot” from Black Hawk Down – a Hollywood depiction of the Battle of Mogadishu. Created as a brotherhood bonded by the love of freedom, family, and honor — created its cigars and whiskey as a tribute to the brave men and women of the armed forces who have gone above and beyond the call of duty.

For the first time in Cigars 5 years of business, the company will have a booth at the trade show in 2023. The company had always intended to go, but had to wait until the time was right. With the expansion of their new 6000 sq ft warehouse in Florida and and new team to develop the footprint, the time has come.