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Alexis Martin

Alexis Martin has more than 12 years of experience in the Guayabera Shirt business. He was born in communist Cuba, 1994 he escaped from the island on a homemade raft, spending 3 days at sea and after his second intent to leave the island he was recused by the US Coast Guard. Immigrated to the United States in 1995 after spending one year in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba waiting for permission to immigrate to the US click here if you want to learn more about his inmigrant story. Alexis began his career in the US as a computer technical support engineer for a local restaurant chain, later landed a job at a software company offering support to investors in a stock market platform. In 1997 Alexis decided to give it a try to his live long dream of owning a business and started Alexis Martin Consulting offering technology consultant services and advice to local businesses, he developed good relationships with local vendors and suppliers.

In December 18 2002 Alexis founded MyCubanStore.com an internet store for selling Cuban memorabilia from the pre-Castro era, customers began to inquire about the guayabera shirts and a new business concept was born. Mycubanstore.com became a manufacturer and supplier of guayabera shirts online. His insatiable appetite to consume information about business and internet marketing combined with a hard work and aggressive risk taking took Mycubanstore.com from a little room in his house to a 3000 square foot warehouse dedicated to selling and marketing guayabera shirts all over the world. Alexis loves to learn and experiment with SEO practices and all these years have positioned him as a guayabera shirt expert and a small business SEO ecommerce expert.  In his free time Alexis likes to spend time with his wife and family, he likes fishing, camping and loves to read.