About the Owner(s)
Yonneque T. Zeno Yonneque T. Zeno, a Louisiana native, is the owner and founder of Ashes, THE Cigar Lounge! LLC., a boutique cigar lounge located in Austin, TX. Prior to successfully starting Ashes during the pandemic crisis, Yonneque worked in management in both the private and governmental sectors. Ms. Zeno is the proud mother of two active children, Eric II and Emyree Ruth.
Yonneque, a proud alumna of Grambling State University, received her BS in Marketing and MBA in General Business. Also a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., she was very active socially while pursuing her studies. Discovering early that she had a niche for business, Yonneque dreamed of becoming an entrepreneur at some point before retirement from her career.