Vasa graduated from Hoover High School in 1999 and completed his bachelor of science at Birmingham-Southern College in 2003, then served the college as its interim director for multicultural affairs until 2004. He became a development manager for Kid One Transport in 2005, then a corporate support manager for Alabama Public Television in 2007.
Vasa worked briefly as an account manager for the Solamar Agency before he was hired as festival director for the Sidewalk Moving Pictures Festival in 2012. In 2016 he was hired as director of operations for the McWane Science Center. He moved to his present position in April 2018. He married Sidewalk executive director Chloe Cook in October 2018.