One of the most interesting facets of ASAP’s beginnings is that Richard didn’t set out to start a new business. He had retired to Colorado to ski after selling his homebuilding company in Texas. But when the Telluride business community realized Richard’s areas of expertise, they started going to him for business related questions. To help provide this resource, Richard opened the doors to what was then called ASAP Customized Office Support in 1990.
“In the beginning, we were doing things like typing résumés for people because, believe it or not, there weren’t many people in town who had computers,” Richard recalls. “We were one of the only businesses in town that actually had a color copier, so everybody would come to us for copies. Mean