Ara Chackerian is a committed philanthropist and an entrepreneur dedicated to developing the healthcare system in the United States. Ara is also a co- founder of the TMS Health Solutions and also a board member of the same. TMS Health Solutions provides treatment for those suffering from treatment resistant depression.
Ara Chackerian all through his career has held various leadership positions in different health service companies. Ara was once the chairman and executive of Pipeline Health Holdings and also the chief executive officer and president of the BMC Diagnostics. For eleven years, he held the profit and loss responsibility at the PSS/World Medical. Ara Charckerian has also been an active angle investor in most early stage healthcare companies. He is a graduate of Florida State University where he acquired a degree in marketing and business management.
Ara Chackerian has got an experience of over twenty years in building of the health care companies. The Chackerians are people who are deeply committed to giving back. For the last ten years, they have founded and offered a helping hand to several non-profits focused on youth education and development. Currently, they have efforts in Nicaragua, Armenia and in the United States. Ara also serves as the co-founder and president of Limoapa Teak, which is trying as much as possible to use non environmental hostile activities and provide jobs to the immediate community.
During an interview with ideamensch, Ara gave advice to people aspiring to be like him and said that while picking partners one should be extremely thoughtful. He added that one should appreciate the diverse ideas people bring to the table. Ara said that he has been that successful in his business by simply acquiring awareness through education.
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 C.E.O was his longtime 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 largely take part in a person’s decision making. Ara also during the interview advised people to read a book by the name, The Worry Cure. You can search on Google for more.