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A successful entrepreneur and established businessman, Vahan Karian strives to help others succeed in their various ventures. As Chief Executive Officer of 1803 Limited Partnership in Marco Island, Florida, Vahan Karian provides clients across the globe with a wide range of business consulting services.

Utilizing his extensive knowledge in accounting and business management, Vahan Karian specializes in advising executives on effective business growth and administration. Since launching 1803 Limited Partnership in March 2008, Vahan Karian has played a significant role in the development of the beauty and cosmetics industries, fields to which he introduced medical research for the promotion of safe and efficient products and treatments.

Prior to his success in the business consulting field, Vahan Karian devoted his time and energy to helping millions of men and women reach their goals for a healthy lifestyle through individual weight loss counseling and customized meal planning. Vahan Karian founded LA Weight Loss Centers Inc. in 1989. During his 18-year tenure as Chairman and CEO, Vahan Karian expanded the Pennsylvania-based company to include over 800 locations nationwide, making the LA Weight Loss program one of the fastest growing of its kind.

Aside from his professional endeavors, Vahan Karian supports a number of humanitarian organizations, including Michigan’s Accounting Aid Society, as well as the Terchoonian Home Orphanage in Gyumri, Armenia. An alumnus of the University of Michigan, Vahan Karian holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting.

Work experience

Mar 2008Present

Business Consultant, Chief Executive Officer

1803 Limited Partnership


Sep 1983Dec 1987


University of Michigan