TACS is owned by the Stepan’s made up of Team Al, Candice, and Spencer. A family of three who live in Kenilworth, Illinois. Al Stepan was raised in the neighboring town of Winnetka and continues to put his heart and soul into the community. Focused on commercial real estate and development, he is a managing partner at Sperry Van Ness while also working on side projects such as TACS. Al is also the vision behind the acquisition and transformation into a restaurant from the local gas station known as Fred’s Garage.
Candice enjoys many athletic activities, including riding horses. After spending her early years working in Los Angeles in the entertainment industry, she met Al, and they eventually landed in Chicago, where she worked in PR and Marketing. Upon moving to the suburbs, she’s been focused on managing TACS the "Family" and a new focus on the future of TACS, a premier event venue.
Together, Al and Candice have a fifteen-year-old son who is currently a Sophomore at New Trier High School.