Nareg Sagherian
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Nareg Sagherian

Director, Investor Relations & Programming Education

Nareg Sagherian is our Director of Investor Relations and Programming. He came to BIO after having spent over three years as Chief Commercialization Strategist, Senior Investment Officer, and Policy Advisor within the Office of Investment and Innovation at the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). He impacted three flagship programs at the SBA: the $40 billion Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) programs, the $70 billion Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) program, and the $12 million Growth Accelerator Fund Competition program which he helped establish in 2014. Prior to his transition to the public sector, Nareg was Director of Finance for a small business alternative energy consulting firm in Washington, DC. Before that opportunity, he worked as a Financial Analyst for Booz Allen Hamilton supporting the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E) as well as the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate – Chemical and Biological Division. He is a passionate entrepreneur and recently completed a graduated diploma in National Security Policy from the Government Affairs Institute at Georgetown University. He is also a recent graduate of the Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School with a Master of Science in Corporate Finance and a Graduate Diploma in Investments. He previously graduated from Wayne State University with a Master of Science in Medical Sciences and the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, Bachelor of Science in Biopsychology & Cognitive Science, and a Bachelor of Arts in Near Eastern Studies.