Dr. Mark Mckenna: The MD Who is also a Great Entrepreneur

Dr. Mark Mckenna has built a solid and respectable reputation as a professional in the medical field. Dr. Mckenna is a MD licensed in surgery and medicine. He acquired his license to practice from the Georgia and Florida State Board of Medical Examiners. He started his career practicing medicine alongside his father. While he enjoyed working with his father he longed to make a name for himself and remove himself from under his father’s shadow. This ambition lead to him launching his first company, McKenna Venture Investments. After having success with his boutique real estate development firm he became a full fledged serial entrepreneur, going on to launch Universal Mortgage Lending and Uptown Title, Inc.

Everything in Dr. Mckenna’s life was relatively great until 2005 when Hurricane Katrina decimated the city of New Orleans. Therefore, destroying many of Dr. Mckenna’s business interests. Having a personal interest in the catastrophe he aided in the rebuilding of New Orleans through the redevelopment of low-moderate income housing.

Two years after the devastation Dr. Mckenna relocated to Atlanta, Georgia and once again launched a new company called ShapeMed. ShapeMed is a medical practice that primarily focuses on wellness and aesthetics. He would later sell the practice to Life Time Fitness Inc. and take a position within the company as National Medical Director.

Dr. Mckenna is the current Founder & CEO of OVME, an elective healthcare company that is revolutionizing the way healthcare companies deal with consumer facing, technology, and medical aesthetic. His prowess as an entrepreneur is why he is a member of Entrepreneurs Organization. Before he moved from New Orleans he was an active participant in the community. he is a former board member of the New Orleans Jazz Festival and the New Orleans Industrial Development Board.

Dr. Mckenna attended Tulane University Medical School in New Orleans, LA. Today, Dr. Mckenna is a proud family man enjoying free time with his wife and two daughters.