Ara Chackerian graduated the Florida State University College of Business with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Marketing. Since his college graduation, he has made his living in the healthcare industry as an executive, investor, and entrepreneur. He is also an angel investor.
Ara is currently the Managing Partner of the healthcare startup investment firm ASC Capital Holdings. Over the years he has founded and financed a number of healthcare businesses. He has serves on the board of Pipeline Rx. Pipeline’s licensed pharmacists work at hospital and retail pharmacies to promote quality and efficiency.
He also sits on the board of three other companies. The Hatlen Center for the Blind teaches the blind to live independently. Mint Medical Services educates Ultrasound Technicians and provides Ultrasound Services. In 2015 Ara co-founded TMS Health Partners.
Ara Chackerian and his business partner established a chain of out-patient diagnostic radiology centers. Upon deciding to branch out into another area of medicine they met with psychiatrist Dr. Richard Bermudes the founder of TMS.
TMS stands for Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation a method by which Dr. Bermudas and his team treat depression that is untreatable with traditional therapies. TMS treats the part of the brain that controls mood with magnetic pulses.
After Ara and his partner came on board TMS Health Solutions was able to build seven treatment facilities across the SanFrancisco and Sacramento area.
Ara Chackerian sees tremendous potential in the emerging fields of Telemedicine and Digital Assisted Healthcare. Telemedicine makes it possible for a patient to consult a physician using a computer or other telecommunications device.
Digital Assisted Healthcare Apps help patients with chronic illnesses like diabetes manage their own health. Ara believes both technologies will raise the standard of healthcare while reducing related costs.
Working in Nicaragua Limonapa Solutions replaces harvested trees on Teak plantations. A devoted environmentalist Ara Chackerian helps finance Limonapa Solutions.
Ara serves on the board of Juma Ventures. Juma helps children in the US rise above poverty. He also supports CREA and Nor Luyce. The former helps poor children in Nicaragua. Nora Luyce is a mentoring program for Armenian girls. You can visit Vimeo for more videos.
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