Welcome Claudia von Asten

Claudia von Asten is a native of Bad Kreuznach, Germany. She studied Business Administration at the University of Applied Sciences in Mainz, Germany and at the Robert Gorden University in Aberdeen, Scotland. Claudia is an astute business professional, who has lived in several international cities, including Aix-en-Provence France, Aberdeen Scotland, Milano Italy, Lyon France, Ottawa Canada. 

In SC she has lived in Summerville, Chapin, Isle of Palms, and for the past 10 years, in Mt. Pleasant where she built a house in the award winning neighborhood of I’On.

Her professional experience is impressive. She has held management positions at a German company, Aldi, where she managed 10 retail stores, and, more recently, she was the assistant to the Chief Financial Officer for Behr America. While taking some time off to raise her family, Claudia remained involved and productive. For a number of years, she has been volunteering at Mason Prep, Academic Magnet High School, and volunteering as a literacy tutor and mentor at Memminger Elementary School and Meeting Street Academy. 

Claudia is married to Johann von Asten, a native of Belgium, and they have two sons: Maximilian, currently attending Duke, and Felix, a sophomore at Academic Magnet High School. On the weekend she enjoys the Lowcountry by boat, walking her labradoodle in the neighborhood, and taking care of several bee hives on her farm on Wadmalaw.