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Dr. Mark McKenna, Doctor And Entrepreneur With a Heart of Gold

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Dr. Mark McKenna is a doctor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist with a heart of gold. Originally from New Orleans, Louisiana McKenna received his degree in medicine from Tulane University Medical School. Upon graduation he started practicing medicine with his father and also went into the real estate business together. They launched McKenna Venture Investments. Later on Mark also acquired Uptown Title Inc. and Universal Mortgage Lending. Through this companies they are able to clients with finance, real estate closing services, and turnkey design and build. They have over 50 employees to better serve clients.

Unfortunately things took a turn for the worse when Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans and destroyed the city. Along with that was the destruction of Dr. Mark McKenna’s business interests. He helped rebuild the city he called home with the redevelopment of low to moderate income homes. About two years later he moved to Atlanta, Georgia to launch ShapeMed. It is a aesthetic and wellness based medical practice. It became really successful and after 7 years Dr. Mark McKenna sold it to Life Time Fitness in 2014. Three years later he launched OVME. Not only is he the founder but is the Chief Executive Officer of the OVME. They have multiple locations and will be launching one in Las Vegas, Nevada sometime soon.

Dr. McKenna believes that entrepreneurship is in his blood. His father owns a private practice and is a surgeon, and his mother is owns a publishing company. They were strong influences in his life and has shaped him as a business person and entrepreneur. mark also thinks that hard work and persistence is what makes things happen above anything else. Dr. Mark McKenna regularly sets goals to accomplish was he desires and practices visualization. He also meditates once a day and finds that both combined is a recipe for success. Surrounding himself with people who are smarter than him helps him grow as a person. Another factor that helps Dr. Mark McKenna grow is that fact that he is a very avid reader. His favorite book is called “Think and Grow Rich” and he highly recommends it.

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January 7, 2018