Ara Chackerian is a dedicated philanthropist, angle investor, entrepreneur and successful businessman. Ara holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the Florida State University. As an investor, he largely invests in companies dealing with early stage healthcare and that are committed to reinventing the United States healthcare system. He has an experience of more than twenty years in the building of healthcare companies.
Ara Chackerian is the co-founder of several companies such as TMS Health Solutions which is based in California, and BMC Diagnostics which is the leading provider of diagnostic imaging services in California. Ara has held different senior leadership positions in entities such as Pipeline Health Holdings where he served as the executive chairman and also serves as the director of Evolute Consolidated Holdings.
Despite the fact that Ara Chackerian is so successful in most of his undertakings, he is someone who is passionate about helping others and also deeply committed to giving back. Over the last ten years, he founded and supported a number of non-profits focused on young people personal development and education. The Chackerian’s currently have efforts in the United States, Armenia and Nicaragua. Check out Ideamensch to see more.
Ara Charkerian had an interview with Ideamensch where he was asked to elaborate how his typical day looks like. He said that he doesn’t really have a typical day, hence his wife describes him as the most whimsical man on earth. He added that he tends to participate in areas that involve vision, strategy, and coaching which spearheads his daily schedule. Ara also added that having being brought up in an environment that encouraged thinking hard about life, this has always enabled him to bring ideas to life because according to him, ideas come from real-life experiences.
As a normal human being and an entrepreneur, Ara Chackerian admitted to have experienced failure. He said he was an investor in a business where the chief executive officer was his personal friend. The business experienced challenges but he continued to support it even after it was clear that it was time to let go. From the experience, he learnt that emotions can largely influence decision making. Ara also said that he uses software and web services such as WhatsApp, Facebook, Venmo, LinkedIn and Waze.