ARA CHACKERIAN ON LIFE AND HEALTHCARE BUSINESS.
For one to succeed in what they do, it is imperative that one makes a conscious decision to be fully engaged in life experiences and work on the ideas that spring from these experiences. These are the words of Ara Chackerian, a world-renowned angel investor in emerging healthcare companies. Ara attributes his success in business to having the courage to go out in the world and experience life, and also to growing up in an environment where his parents encouraged him to explore and execute his ideas.
Ara Chackerian, who has immense experience in starting and running various healthcare service provider companies says his greatest strength lies in his tendancy to immerse himself greatly in areas where vision and strategy are his driving force. This Marketing and Business Management graduate from Florida State University continues to attribute the success of his business ventures to having great partnerships. He says enterprenuers should recognize and appreciate the different skills and talent each partner brings on board, then work on creating a whole from the many in their ventures.
Ara Chackerian is a co-founder at TMS Health Solutions, a company that provides intergrated healthcare services for people with mental illnesses. He also co-founded BMC Diagnostics, a provider of diagnostic imaging services, and also served as its Chief Executive Officer. Ara Chackerian also served as the Executive Chairman of PipelineRx, a company he co-founded that provides Telepharmacy services nationally. Additionally, Ara Chackerian has served at PSS/World Medical, another company he co-founded that distributes medical products internationally, as its Executive Vice President.
Ara Chackerian is also a dedicated philanthropist. Together with his wife, he has co-founded and supported various non-profit organisations that focus mainly on education and youth development. One of their most outstanding efforts is the Nicaragua-based teak farm, Limonapa Teak. Here, Ara Chackerian and his wife farm using ecologically friendly practices, which provide employment opportunities for the youth in Nicaragua. They also have other efforts in Armenia and in the USA. You can search on Google to see more.