Christopher Hahn is a highly sought after progressive pundit and host of the Aggressive Progressive Podcast on Revolver. He also hosts a syndicated radio show and works as a political consultant and attorney based in New York. He has made numerous national television appearances on a variety of political, pop culture and public policy topics. His popular radio show airs Thursday Nights 8-10 and replay’s on Sunday nights 6-8 pm. Christopher regularly appears on national cable news and radio programs.
Christopher’s skill in dealing with public policy issues was honed during five years he served as a senior aide to United States Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.). During that time, his responsibilities included dealing with post 9/11 Homeland Security activities, domestic policy, federal environmental matters and economic development. His responsibilities included coordinating regional, federal, state and local inter-agency initiatives. Hahn helped shape the Senator’s public policy agenda.
As Chief Deputy County Executive for Nassau County, Chris was the senior appointed official under County Executive Thomas Suozzi. Chris was primarily responsible for directing and managing the daily administration, communications and operations of county government. Nassau County had a $2.6 billion budget, 8,700 employees and 47 departments. Duties included dealing with the entire legislative agenda, overseeing contracts, personnel decisions, coordination with federal, state and local governments and officials, supervision of all communications and press activities and the preparation and management of the budget. Appointed at the age of 33, Christopher was the youngest person in the history of Nassau County to hold the position of Chief Deputy County Executive.
As the president and CEO of the United Way of Long Island, he oversaw the operational management and fundraising activities of the organization. By leading their strategic planning he completed the conversion to the national Community Impact Model. Program activities included many new initiatives.
Christopher serves on the boards of Stony Brook University, The Regional Plan Association of New York, New Jersey & Connecticut and the NY League of Conservation Voters.
He is an avid runner, tri-athlete and an accomplished improv comic.
Christopher earned his B.A. at the University at Albany, and his J.D. at St. John’s University School of Law.