With Krystle's eye for design, and Matt's experience working in bars ranging from the small, college bars in Tuscaloosa to large, corporate-beverage programs in Panama City Beach & Hilton Head, SC, together they knew exactly what they wanted when opening Tavern On 1st. Both, come from entrepreneurial families with roots in the Birmingham area. Their backgrounds in the financial services industry, as well as, strong involvement in civic and non-profit organizations throughout the City, have helped to shape the vision of TO1.