Dr. Mark McKenna is a serial entrepreneur and an elective healthcare expert. McKenna is known in the business world as the founder and CEO of OVME and ShapeMed. The two companies that McKenna founded are all aesthetic based medical practice that has incorporated the use of technology and are reinventing elective healthcare.
McKenna having worked in the medical aesthetics industry for over ten years grew his practice, and that’s when the idea of establishing his own company was born. Making realized if he disrupted the industry then that will create an opportunity for a new business. McKenna went ahead to form first ShapeMed which grew to be one of the largest aesthetic company that was ultimately sold to a public traded company.
McKenna typical day starts at 6 am in the morning where he wakes up, wakes his daughter and together they take breakfast while his wife is still in bed. McKenna then takes a shower and by 8 am he is seated in his office where he works until around 6 pm. McKenna after work goes back home and together with his wife and daughter have dinner. After dinner, McKenna spend a few hours training then goes back home do a bit of work and then retires to bed.
McKenna being an entrepreneur brings ideas to life through a combination of three things and that is goal setting, meditation and practicing visualization. McKenna is a voracious reader something that has made him more productive in life. According to McKenna one thing that he would have done differently having been given a chance is taking more time in realizing his passion at a young age as this would give him direction on the path he should take in life leading to better choices. One strategy that has helped him grow his business is surrounding himself with people that are smarter than him. Dr. McKenna passion for medicine developed at a very tender age as his father was also a doctor. McKenna went to Tulane University Medical School to study medicine. McKenna holds a medical degree and an MBA. To Know More Click Here
McKenna started his entrepreneurship journey in the state of New Orleans however in 2005 things took a dramatic turn. New Orleans state experienced Hurricane Katrina which damaged everything including McKenna Business Empire. After the catastrophic event, McKenna actively participated in the rebuilding of New Orleans but later relocated to begin a new practice in Atlanta Georgia. It is in Atlanta that he Founded ShapeMed.