Chang Hai Ahn graduated from DongGuk University with BA in Philosophy and graduated from the School of Education at Korea University with MA in Education in 1984. He taught ethics in high school for 17 years until 1993 when he immigrated to USA. He served as Marketing Director at Radio Korea and Radio Seoul in Los Angeles. He took over The Town News (founded in 1994) in 2004 and has since served as its Publisher and President. The Town News is distributed throughout Southern California from Los Angeles to San Diego.
He previously served as a board member on the Measure I Oversight Board of the City of La Mirada from 2013 and 2015.
He is currently serving as a planning commissioner on the Planning Commission for the City of La Mirada.