Chris Hestand

General Manager

At the shop since 2013, Chris brings his jovial attitude and love of cigars to Waterwheel Cigar. Chris is also a professional photographer and Filmmaker and can frequently be seen around town with a camera and cigars.

Greg Vadnais

Greg, a veteran of the U.S. Navy, has 5 years of experience in the cigar industry. Greg brings his expertise and a warm smile to Waterwheel Cigar.

Dave Murray

Dave brings to the shop, along with a warm smile and a lifetime of customer service experience, his appreciation and love of fine cigars. Dave is also an aficionado of Art and History and makes for a fine companion for conversation over a fine smoke.

Dean Ross

A native of Massachusetts, Dean spent his career in the automotive industry and has always had a love of fine cigars. He is also a music lover and has a collection of over 1,500 vinyls.


Scott Weaver

A 30 year veteran of the U.S. Navy and a true cigar fan, Scott came on board in 2013. Scott is also an avid backpacker and, every year, travels to the wilderness of the Pacific Northwest to witness the majesty of the mountains and valleys….with a few cigars, of course.

Dino Casillas

A legend in the cigar business, Dino Casillas has been here from the beginning in 2012. He was a longtime employee of the beloved tobacco emporium, Edwards of San Marco, in Jacksonville, Florida. Dino is also an avid history buff and talented drummer and can frequently be seen discussing history and music with many customers.