Dr. Mark McKenna is well known in many households as a prominent medical doctor, real estate mogul and a successful entrepreneur. He has an excellent educational history. Dr. Mark studied at Tulane University where he pursued a course leading to medicine. Despite being passionate about the medicine he never saw his success coming from the same field. Therefore, Dr. McKenna took another career turn and pursued different endeavors. He once said in an interview that when he was growing up, doctors lived comfortable and successful life, but currently, this is not the case.
Dr. Mark McKenna diverted his career course to real estate venture where he achieved a successful deal with his start-up business, McKenna Venture Investments. Dr. Mark McKenna started investing while he was still schooling. After being in the medical field for five years with his father, he left and ventured into realtor business full-time.
Dr. Mark McKenna based his real estate business in New Orleans. He had made huge strides in real estate business until 2005 Hurricane Katrina affected his venture directly. Before he was affected, he was earning $ 0.5 million yearly, and his business was worth more than $ 5 million.
After the hurricane, he acquired the damaged and flooded properties cheaply by taking advantage of the government subsidies and then made a fortune by selling the houses. Despite making such an achievement in real estate, his heart was still in the medical field. Dr. McKenna wanted to transform the medical community.
With his entrepreneurial skills and success, Mark took his medical skill and business acumen to Atlanta and established ShapeMed, a medical practice venture. In 2014, ShapeMed was sold to Life Time Fitness Inc by Dr. Mark McKenna. After the acquisition, he became the National Medical Director of the same corporation. Mark held the position until July 2016.
In 2017, he founded OVME, a medical practice that provides a technology that gives patients easy access to effective and elective health care practices options. The platform aims at connecting the patients who are looking for medical services from the licensed freelance doctors within their region.