Ara Chackerian, Angel investor and friend of nature
Very few doubt that natural resources are vital to human life and the economy.Sadly, few business manage to replace what is taken from nature. Ara Chackerian is a forestry professional who manages to balance the two—sharing his knowledge with clients and colleagues.
The idea of knocking down trees in the forest scares many of us nature lovers, but it isn’t always bad. Careful planning can help us use resources while strategically creating new ones for us and the animals we share the world with. Ara Chackerian has dedicated much time and effort learning about forest life and resources while helping others do the same. He understands that newer trees and plants are preferred by and more convenient to forest life. By resourcing from older plants and growing new ones, a better home is created for wilderness inhabitants to move to, while clearing the forest of older woods and using them to our advantage. Everyone wins.
Forestry is a big passion of Ara, but not his only proficiency. He currently holds a position as the Managing Director at ASC Capital Holdings, LLC where he invests in new healthcare companies that are striving to change the United States’ healthcare system. The Chackerian family has a history of giving back to communities in need, founding nonprofit organizations aimed at youth development and schooling. It’s worth noting that Ara currently also serves as the president of Limoapa Teak, a Nicaraguan farm that’s creating new jobs while using practices friendly to the environment.
Ara Chackerian is a Florida State University graduate, currently based in San Francisco, California. Although he’s been involved in many projects, his admirable career has been mostly based in healthcare technology related fields. He has held positions such as Executive Vice President at PSS, a distributor of medical products, Executive Chairman at PipelineRX, and Chief Executive Officer at BMC Diagnostics.
As an entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist, Ara’s success is a product hard work and his desire to make the world a better place. Helping the environment, animals, and human life is what fuels his drive.