Johnson Named CEO of Applied Systems Client Network

Steven D. Johnson has been named CEO of the of the Applied Systems Client Network (ASCnet).

Johnson is an association professional with deep experience working with entrepreneurial business owners to improve their firms’ profitability and success, said Parry Becker, vice president at Langhorne, Pa.-based William B. Parry & Son Ltd. He has held staff leadership roles in five associations over the last 26 years. Most recently, he was executive director of the National Association of Quick Printers.

Lisa Parry Becker, chair of ASCnet, said Johnson brings skills in staff and volunteer leadership; meeting and trade show management; financial management; strategic planning and implementation; membership recruitment and retention; internal and external communication; new program development; and marketing. His experience in leading associations through transition times will be vital as ASCnet moves its headquarters to a new location in suburban Chicago later this year, Parry Becker noted.

Johnson succeeds Rick Morgan, who had served over the last 10 months as interim CEO.

Source: ASCnet, http://www.ascnet.org