Charlie Toraño is a cigar manufacturer and president of both Toraño Cigars and Central America Tobacco. Toraño was born in Miami, Florida and attended the University of Florida in Gainesville. There he was an active member of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity (Alpha Epsilon Chapter) and received his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in 1989. He later went to the Florida State University College of Law in Tallahassee, Florida, and received his law degree in 1992.
Toraño started work as an attorney at the South Florida law firm of Holland & Knight in 1992. In June 1996, he joined his family cigar-manufacturing business as the company vice-president. In June 2005, Toraño became the president of Toraño Cigars, succeeding his father. Toraño currently resides in Boca Raton, Florida with his family.