Alan G. Schwartz

Chairman of the Board

Alan Schwartz founded Midtown Tennis Club, the world's largest indoor tennis club, in 1969.
Mr. Schwartz is an accomplished player, winning eight National Public Parks Tennis Championships and seven Illinois State Tennis Championships. He has a passion for tennis and has worked tirelessly to grow the game.

Mr. Schwartz has served as Chairman, President and CEO of the United States Tennis Association (USTA) and President of the National Indoor Tennis Association. He serves on the Boards of the Tennis Industry Association (TIA), the Tennis Channel and the International Tennis Federation (ITF) and its Davis Cup Committee. He also co-developed the National Tennis Rating Program.
Mr. Schwartz received the 1987 Distinguished Service Award from the International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association and was honored as Tennis Industry Magazine’s 2003 Man of the Year.

Under his leadership, TCA Holdings has grown to own and operate health and fitness facilities and corporate fitness centers throughout North America. Mr. Schwartz also sits on the Board of the Duke University Fuqua Graduate School of Business and is a Trustee of Roosevelt University and the Institute for the International Education of Students (IES). He previously chaired the Executive Committee of First Colonial Bankshares (now merged into U.S. Bancorp).

Mr. Schwartz holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from Yale University and an M.B.A. “with Distinction” from the Harvard Business School.


Steven L. Schwartz

President/Chief Executive Officer

Steven Schwartz joined TCA Holdings in 1987, became its president in 1990 and assumed the role of CEO in 1998. Prior to joining TCA, Mr. Schwartz was Director of Development for Hyatt Hotels and an associate in the hospitality industry consulting group at Laventhol & Horwath.

Mr. Schwartz serves on the Boards of Classic Residence by Hyatt and Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. He is a Trustee of the George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film and the Chicago Architecture Foundation. He also sits on the Advisory Boards of the International Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) and Club Industry’s Fitness Business Pro magazine.

Previously, he has served as a Director, Vice President and Treasurer of IHSRA and chaired the committee which authored the “Uniform System of Accounts for the Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Industry.” He was also a member of the American Hotel and Motel Association Committee on Market Research and Feasibility.

Mr. Schwartz received a Bachelor of Science degree “with Distinction” from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration in Ithaca, New York, where he was captain of the water polo team. He also played on the Concord Club team at the University of California in Berkeley with coaches and players from the U.S. National Team.


Frank Nusko

Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer

Frank Nusko joined TCA Holdings in 1985, became Controller in 1990 and was named CFO in 2001. He oversees all financial reports, insurance purchasing, benefits administration, information systems, cash management, and banking relationships.

Under Mr. Nusko’s direction, TCA was among the first national health club chains to centralize accounting functions. He was the principal author of the “Uniform System of Accounts for the Health, Racquet and Sportsclub Industry,” adopted as the standard by IHRSA.

Mr. Nusko is a certified public accountant, a member of the Illinois CPA Society, and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Before joining TCA, he was a Senior Accountant at Laventhol & Horwath.

Mr. Nusko holds a Bachelor of Accounting “with Honors” from DePaul University.


Debra Siena

President, Midtown Health

Debra Siena joined TCA Holdings in 1986. She is currently President of Midtown Health, a provider of health enhancement solutions to clients, including on-site coaching, stress management workshops and fitness and wellness center management.

During her career with TCA, Ms. Siena has been involved in health club development, acquisition and management, adding amenity clubs, corporate fitness centers and hospital integrated wellness centers to TCA’s management portfolio. She has had responsibility for operations of more than 20 clubs, ranging from 10,000 to 200,000 sq. ft.

Ms. Siena has been a featured speaker at fitness and wellness industry conventions since 1989, including the International Health, Racquet, and Sports club Association (IHRSA), Club Industry, the Medical Fitness Association, the World Fitness IDEA convention, and several international organizations in Europe, South America, and Asia.

Ms. Siena served on the IHRSA board of Directors from 2003 through 2007. She is a certified Stress Transformation trainer with HeartMath and a member of the Health Enhancement Research Organization (HERO) Think Tank.

Ms. Siena received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree “with Honors” from the University of Illinois in Champaign and taught Kinesiology at Columbia College.