Get to know talented businessman, philanthropist, and entrepreneur Ara Chackerian. He is the Managing Partner of ASC Capital Holdings LLC, a company that invests in early-stage healthcare firms. Also, he is the co-founder and General Partner of TMS Health Solutions, a firm that offers treatment to patients with medication-resistant depression. Other companies that he has co-founded include PipelineRx and BMC Diagnostics. Also, he is a board member of Mint Medical Education, Juma Ventures, Pipeline healthcare, and The Halten Center for Blind.
Ara Chackerian attended the Florida State University, College of Business where he earned a B.S in marketing. He built his career around investing and entrepreneurship, taking an interest in health technology and services. He has more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare sector, having worked as a board member and built many early-stage healthcare companies.
Chackerian and his fellow business partner are working on creating awareness and also boosting the accessibility of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS). TMS is a groundbreaking medication that is being used to treat patients with chronic depression. He and his partner have a prototype facility that to a patient feels more of a place of relaxation rather than a doctor’s office.
Activities that involve strategy, coaching, and vision are part of his daily schedule. He believes that ideas emanate from life experiences and all you have to do is engage life. Digital healthcare is a trend that Ara keeps a keen eye on. As an entrepreneur, one faces some challenges, and he puts himself into a state of calm for example by surfing to see the challenges practically. You can search on Google to see more.
Ara Chackerian and his family are committed to many philanthropic causes, more so those aiming at youth development and education. At Nicaragua, he is the president and co-founder of Limoapa Teak, a teak farm that uses environmental-friendly practices while creating jobs for the community. In the spirit of giving back, he is a board member and main funder of Nor Luyce, an Armenian based mentorship program for the youth.