Medical doctor, S. Mark McKenna is a passionate champion of patient needs and committed community servant. Initially, from New Orleans, Dr. McKenna specializes in surgery and Medicine and holds licenses from Board of Medical Examiners of Florida and Georgia states. After graduate medical training at Tulane University, he practiced medicine for a while with his father. At the same time, he launched McKenna Venture Investment, a company that focused on real estate development.
Dr. Mark McKenna subsequently acquired and launched the Uptown Tittle Inc and Universal Mortgage Lending growing his portfolio of companies and the number of employees to over 50. The product offerings also diversified to include finance, real estate closing services and turnkey design-build. However, Dr. McKenna’s business interests suffered destruction as a result of the 2005 Hurricane Katrina. But the impact of the storm did not deter him as soon after, he took part in initiatives meant to rebuild the city through the reconstruction of housing that would cater for the low to moderate income earners.
After moving to Atlanta in 2007, Dr. McKenna opened ShapeMed a medical practice enterprise that focused on aesthetic and wellness. Seven years later, Life Time Fitness Inc acquired ShapeMed, and Dr. McKenna assumed the role of National Medical Director at the company until 2016. After serving for over ten years in the aesthetic field, Dr. McKenna realized that several opportunities that could change the sector. Mid 2017, he founded OVME a company that purposes to transform elective healthcare using technology and consumer-based solutions. Doctorpreneur, a CBS show, recognized Dr. Mark’s entrepreneurial efforts by inviting him to the inaugural episode.
Dr. McKenna uses meditation and goal setting to actualize his ideas and meet targets. He reads widely, a factor that has helped him become more productive and knowledgeable as an entrepreneur. Dr. McKenna, a husband, and father of one spends most of his time at work or home. He is a member of the Entrepreneurs Organization. He also served on the boards of the New Orleans Industrial Development Board and the New Orleans Jazz Festival. Dr. McKenna’s advice to the young is to discover and hone their passions at a tender age.