During the times of hardships and trouble, like the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, most people expect to find their doctor searching for an acceptable place to practice and see patients. So was not the case with Dr. Mark McKenna, a medical doctor practicing medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana before the hurricane. Dr. McKenna was part of the disaster relief effort. He helped plan and develop moderate to low income housing for the people of New Orleans. He willingly put the needs of the community before his own. Dr. Mark McKenna, MD, MBA, is very passionate about being a patient advocate, and a servant to the community. He is a board certified doctor of medicine and surgery, licensed by examiners in both Florida and Georgia.
Originally from New Orleans, Mark McKenna graduated from Tulane University Medical School. Upon graduating, he joined his father in his medical practice. At this time, he was also launching his own business. McKenna Venture Investments, a real estate firm. Several years later, Dr. McKenna acquired Uptown Title Inc. and Universal Mortgage Lending. These companies grew and offered services in real estate closings, and finance. After the clean up in New Orleans, Dr. McKenna moved to Atlanta, Georgia where he set up another successful medical practice.
When he moved to Atlanta, Dr. Mark McKenna started the wellness medical center called Shape Med. He later sold the center to Life Time Fitness where he served as National Medical Director. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of OVME, which is a consumer facing company that focuses on elective healthcare. Dr. McKenna has a well established routine for success in all of his endeavors. He sets goal, and he meditates. This combination of activities is his formula for successful venture. He also cites that he is an avid reader, and this increases his productivity. Dr. Mark McKenna thinks that the one trend that has made an incredible impact on him and people ingeneral is that there has been a decline in smoking over the years. His strategy for helping to grow his business is to surround himself with people who are smarter than he.
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