Dr. Mark McKenna is someone who is not only a doctor but also an entrepreneur and a businessman. He started ShapeMed, an aesthetic based medical practice, and then he sold that company to move on to other things. He did not hold onto what he had made, but he decided to try something new. He went on to create OVME, a company that is focused on elective healthcare and the ways that he can change that. He is someone who has worked hard to do well, always and he has seen great results because he is willing to work hard.
When he was given the chance to share about how his company came into being, how he decided to create OVME, Dr. Mark McKenna shared that he got the idea for the company while he was working at ShapeMed. He was a part of the medical industry for many years, and he saw the ways that things could be shaken up in that industry. He saw room for growth in the industry. He saw needs that were there. He created OVME as a company that would take on all that he knew needed to happen when it came to the medical world.
There are people who have accomplished much because they stayed busy their whole lives, and then there are some who have accomplished what they have because they take the time to be alone and to be still. Dr. Mark McKenna is someone who believes in meditation and who practices it every day. Even when he is busy, he takes the time to be alone. He has shared that he believes visualization is part of what has helped him to get to the point that he is at today. Dr. Mark McKenna believes that being still and quiet has helped him to find success.
Mark McKenna is an accomplished real estate entrepreneur and healthcare professional. He developed an interest in the field of medicine at a young age. He studied medicine at Tulane University Medical School. Mark is licensed to practice medicine and surgery in Florida and Georgia. He started practicing medicine after he got his license and a short while later, he launched a real estate firm, McKenna Venture Investments. He also launched Uptown Title, Inc. and Universal Mortgage Lending, which provided various real estate services such as financing and design.
Mark faced a number of challenges in his entrepreneurial ventures, not the least of which being the havoc caused by Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans where he had several business interests. However, this did not deter him one bit. He helped rebuild New Orleans before relocating to Atlanta, Georgia in 2007.
Mark McKenna developed an interest in the medical aesthetics industry and decided to launch a medical practice known as ShapeMed whose main focus was wellness and aesthetic medicine. The company performed exceptionally well, and this made Mark realize there were a lot of opportunities to explore in the medical aesthetics industry. In 2014, ShapeMed was acquired by Lifetime Fitness Incorporated. Mark worked at the company until 2016, and in 2017, he founded OVME, a medical company that has really disrupted the medical aesthetics industry. He is currently the CEO of the company. Dr. Mark McKenna is an authority in the medical aesthetics field and has been featured on various shows such as Doctorpreneur.
Mark McKenna has had an interesting career, shifting from medicine to real estate and back to medicine but this time with revolutionary ideas. He loves to meditate as this helps him visualize his goals. Mark has a wife and a daughter and he makes sure he spends some quality time with them every day. He is also an avid reader, and according to him, this has helped a lot in his entrepreneurial journey. Some of the people he looks up to and who have really influenced his thinking are Barrack Obama, Michael Bloomberg and Elon Musk. His passion for aesthetic medicine is what has made OVME such a huge success.