Ara Chackerian has built an impressive career as an investor and entrepreneur. Currently he is the is the Managing Partner of ASC Capital Holdings, LLC. Chackerian has a passion for working with healthcare companies that are in their beginning stages. Chackerian is a native of San Francisco and has worked as an entrepreneur for several decades. He is responsible for starting several companies during this time.
Perhaps Ara Chackerian’s biggest accomplishment is that he is the co-founder and board member of TMS Health Solutions. TMS Solutions provides transcranial magnetic stimulation a therapy that can help those with depression. His career however does include experience with several other major companies which include BMC Diagnostics, Embion/Provider Links, PipelineRx. He has spent more than two decades helping to build those companies. Ara Chackerian is also a committed board member for the following companies: Mint Medical Education, PipelineRX and TMS Solultions.
Chackerian’s idea for TMS Solutions came from a unique place. Chackerian had spent years working with his partner building out-patient centers and he wanted to expand that work. After years of research he and his partner came to the conclusion that TMS had the potential to become a pillar of psychiatric care. Medication and talk therapy are already pillars of psychiatric care and Chackerian believed TMS could be the third. His vision was to design a care delivery model that focuses on helping both the patient and physician to achieve their goals.
Ara Chackerian is well known for his philanthropic efforts. During his career he has partnered with a variety of non-profit organizations. He currently volunteer his services at Juma Ventures, a nonprofit that works to employ young people. He has served as the company’s chairman for the last five years. Finding educational opportunities is a passion for Chackerian. He currently works with groups in the United States, Armenia, and Nicaragua.