Meet the Team

Founded by a pair of Afro-Cuban-American twin sisters and two African-American cigar enthusiasts, Tres Lindas Cubanas Cigars is a pioneer in the cigar industry.  By paying respect to our roots we have created the perfect cigar blends that allow us to pay homage to our ancestors while creating a new Tradition. Tres Lindas Cubanas translates to ‘Three Beautiful Cuban Ladies’ and for that reason, our cigars celebrate the diverse beauty of the cuban woman. Tres Lindas Cubanas Cigars is the only Afro-Cuban, Female owned cigar brand in the U.S.  Our cigars are manufactured in Esteli, Nicaragua. Nicaraguan fillers, binders, wrappers.

About Our Brand

Yvonne Rodriguez 

In charge of Digital Media, she is hell bent on taking long lunches and attending art exhibits all while managing a fast-growing Cigar brand. Popping a bottle of champagne on a Tuesday afternoon is a regular sacrifice made in the name of brand recognition. 

Marcus Lightfoot

Head of Operations.  Born in Virginia and raised in Miami,Florida. Marcus keeps the team in check and is a fanatic of expensive lighters. He enjoys a nice Habano after cooking a gourmet meal.

Jamil Raheem

This Cigar Aficionado handles Sales and the company’s cigar blends. He also hosts Cigar Happy Hours with Cigar Society of South Florida. Jamil spends most of his time frequenting cigar shops, sipping on Cuban coffee and learning Spanish.  He is ready to light up the competition.


Yvette Rodriguez

Media & Public Relations is her specialty and she works hard to make Tres Lindas Cubanas Cigars a recognizable, profitable cigar brand. She looks as good in person as she does on T.V.