MOL  Executive Director

Yasin Cuevas is the President/CEO of Project Model Institute, which is an event production, modeling, and etiquette company that has been organizing beauty pageants since 2010. Ms. Cuevas holds several pageant awards and recognitions. She was a modeling and etiquette instructor in Fontecha, the largest and one of the most reputable modeling and etiquette institutions in Puerto Rico. Ms. Cuevas has continued her modeling and etiquette teaching in Ohio since 2010. She instructs young girls from ages 7-18 as well as the candidates. 

Assistant Directors

Miguel Estrada was born in Irapuato, Guanajuato, Mexico. He is a graduate from the CEDIM of Monterrey, Mexico where he received a Bachelor's degree in graphic design. In 2001 he arrived in Columbus, Ohio and worked for 8 years for the Columbus Dispatch designing ads for their different publications including a weekly Spanish newspaper. In 2003 he partnered with Gerardo Encinas, and together they formed the prestigious El Campanario. 

Social Media Coordinator

Jose Luis Martinez joins our team with extensive experience in social media and public relations. Martinez is a licensed insurance agent who is currently enrolled in Columbus State Community College working on his degree in Business Administration. This has allowed him to quickly engage with the generation needs of our participants as well as our primary marketing demographic. He has always had a passion for public relations in the beauty and fashion industry, same which he has applied with the Miss Ohio Latina team. Jose Luis serves as a mentor and guide in the areas of social media presentation and business ethic for our contestants.