Our Team

John-Walter Weiser 

Owner & President

Smoking Cigars Since: 2015

Favorite Cigar to Smoke: Padron 1964

Hobbies: Kayaking & Camping

Background: Career Law Enforcement, Fire/EMS, LEO Instructor, EMS Instructor

Favorite inspirational quote:
You treat a disease, you win, you lose. You treat a person, I guarantee you, you’ll win, no matter what the outcome.

Jordon Dale

Owner & Vice President

Smoking Cigars Since: 2017

Favorite Cigar to Smoke: DBL Amarillo Fancy Bellicoso

Hobbies: Single track and downhill mountain biking, running, craft beer, and cigar enthusiast.

Background: IT professional and manager for ~12 years

Favorite inspirational quote:
“They roll out more barrels of excellent bourbon every day, but what is not guaranteed every day, is family and friends to enjoy it with.” — Fred Noe

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Nicholas McCann, General Manager

Smoking Cigars Since: 2019

Favorite Cigar to Smoke: Anything new that I haven’t tried

Hobbies: Golf, cigars, movies, books, sports

Background: Mount St. Mary’s University class of 2019, originally from Montgomery County Maryland

Favorite inspirational quote:
Life is too short to smoke bad cigars

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Josh Turner, Tobacconist

Smoking Cigars Since: 2013

Favorite Cigar to Smoke: Drew Estate Undercrown Maduro and the Oliva Serie V lancero

Hobbies: Guns, Motorcycles and Cigars

Background: Full time Engineer, Part time Law Enforcement

Favorite inspirational quote:
All a man needs for happiness is a good gun, a good motorcycle, and a good woman.

Angel Solorio, Tobacconist

Smoking Cigars Since: 2011

Favorite Cigar to Smoke: All of them

Hobbies: Smoking, Collecting, outdoors, exploring, sports

Background: Just a guy try to enjoy a smoke

Favorite inspirational quote:
Just living life

Jeremy McBee, Tobacconist

Smoking Cigars Since: 2005

Favorite Cigar to Smoke: LFD La Nox

Hobbies: Cooking, Watches, and Cars

Andrew Houpt, Tobacconist

Smoking Cigars Since: 2016

Favorite Cigar to Smoke: Mark Twain Memoir (or if you’d prefer a cigar we sell) H. Upmann Cameroon

Hobbies: Reading, writing, fishing, video games

Background: Former military, born and raised in PA, college grad

Favorite inspirational quote:
“This too shall pass.”

Brian Sandlin, Tobacconist

Smoking Cigars Since: 2017

Favorite Cigar to Smoke: God of Fire

Hobbies: Hunting, trapping, and D&D

Favorite inspirational quote:
“Create the man you admire and give him to the world” —  Wes Watson

Clint Thorn, Tobacconist

Smoking Cigars Since: 2020

Favorite Cigar to Smoke: Plasencia Alma Fuerte Sixto 1

Hobbies: Movies, motorcycles, outdoors, and racquetball

Background: Recently retired law enforcement and Veteran of the Golf War in the Air Force

Favorite inspirational quote:
“In times of victory be grateful, in times of defeat be graceful.”

William Ott, Tobacconist

Smoking Cigars Since: 2010

Favorite Cigar to Smoke: CAO Flathead v660

Hobbies: Camping, hiking, hiking, hunting, fishing,

Background: IT Manager and Active Directory engineer in my full-time job. I enjoy being able to interact with the customers as well as having the opportunity to try many different brands and blends of cigars that Union Cigar has to offer.

Favorite inspirational quote:
“Sometimes if you want to see a change for the better, you have to take things into your own hands.” — Clint Eastwood

Taylor Jacobs, Tobacconist

Smoking Cigars Since: 2019

Favorite Cigar to Smoke: Plasencia Alma Fuerte Sixto I

Hobbies: Camping, reading, and being a voice for domestic violence

Favorite inspirational quote:
“God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change… Courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference.” — Serenity Prayer by Reinhold Niebuhr