Dr. Mark McKenna is a well-respected businessman and medical practitioner. He has licenses to perform as a surgeon in the states of Florida and Georgia. Dr. McKenna earned his medical education at Tulane University. During this time he also launched McKenna Venture Investments. It was his first taste of being an entrepreneur. McKenna has continued to develop the business and operates it as a small real estate development firm. The company has gone on to acquire Universal Mortgage Lending and Uptown Title Inc. It now has more than 50 employees and performs services such as real estate closing, finance and design-build.
Dr. Mark McKenna is a native of New Orleans Louisiana and was directly impacted by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The storm created a tremendous amount of devastation throughout the region. Many businesses and individuals suffered great losses including the doctor himself. Mark McKenna decided that this was an opportunity for him to give back to his home city. He committed his own resources towards rebuilding the infrastructure of New Orleans. Dr. McKenna also participated in developing low income housing areas for struggling and needy families.
Dr. Mark McKenna eventually moved his business to Atlanta Georgia where he continued to develop new business concepts. He launched ShapeMed, which is an aesthetics and wellness practice. ShapeMed became very successful and was eventually sold to Lifetime Fitness Inc. Dr. McKenna added to his list of accomplishments with OVME. OVME is a new concept towards elective health care. The company is reshaping the landscape of the industry with medical aesthetics and technology.
Dr. Mark McKenna knows how to balance life between family and business. He cherishes the time that he gets to spend with his wife and daughter above all else. Dr. McKinney even wakes up early in the morning so that he can prepare breakfast for his daughter while his wife is still enjoying her sleep. He uses this time to embrace being a father and reflect on what the upcoming events of the day are going to bring.
Dr. Mark McKenna credits his business success to being able to surround himself with people who are smarter than he is. This allows him to be inspired and gain perspective from other experienced professionals. McKenna is then able to push forward and have confidence in the goals that he has set for his next enterprise.