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About Us

The Association of Support Professionals is an international membership organization for customer support managers and professionals. In addition to its annual "Ten Best Web Support Sites" awards, the ASP publishes research reports on a wide range of support topics, including support compensation, fee-based support, and services marketing. The ASP also provides its members with discounts and career development services.

Al Hahn
Executive Director

Alfred P. Hahn is the Executive Director of The Association of Support Professionals ( The association has over 1250 members in the US and Europe. Mr. Hahn has had hundreds of articles and columns on Services published throughout the world. He has presented at conferences in Australia, Canada, Europe, Asia, and the U.S. He has appeared four times on the television show World Business Review with Caspar Weinberger and Alexander Haig as a service industry expert. He has also worked as an expert witness on four large court cases for IBM, Intergraph, Kodak, and Unisys. Prior to leading ASP, he headed Hahn Consulting working with the world’s leading technology companies, including Cisco, Hewlett Packard, Intel, Motorola, Oracle, Philips, Siemens, and Sony.
Christi Johnson
Membership Director

Christi is the person you are mostly likely to speak with when you call in to ASP.  She is responsible for the online and phone orders ASP receives for membership and reports. She loves to talk to our members on the phone, even in this day and age of online interaction. Christi has worked in customer service jobs for over 15 years with experience ranging from Sales Associate at Macy’s to Cafe Manager at Seattle’s Best Coffee.