Garo Yegnukian is the CEO and Corporate Counsel of Yegnukian Realty Corp. - a real estate development and management company and was past President of Erebuni Corp. - an automotive parts and accessories manufacturing and marketing company. He holds a B.A. in Business Administration and Marketing from Pace University, New York and a J.D. - Juris Doctor of Law from St. John's Law School, New York. Born in Armenia to repatriate parents from Bulgaria, emigrated to US in 1973 and repatriated back to Armenia in 2009. Had a life long interest and activism for the Independence of Armenia. Present interest is in Human Rights, Civil Society, International Relations and Politics of Armenia.