Dr. S. Mark Mckenna, The Mind Behind OVME
Dr. S. Mark McKenna is a medical doctor licensed to practiced both surgery and Medicine in the states of Georgia and Florida. A native of New Orleans, La., Dr. Mckenna attended Tulane University Medical School. Upon graduation from medical school, Dr. Mckenna began practicing medicine alongside his father.
In addition to a career in medicine, Dr. S. Mark Mckenna is a noted businessman and entrepreneur. Dr. Mckenna’s first business venture was the founding of Mckenna Venture Investments, a boutique real estate firm. Dr. Mckenna would later go on to acquire Universal Mortgage Lending and Uptown Title, Inc.
The summer of 2005 brought tragedy to Dr. Mckenna’s hometown New Orleans by way of Hurricane Katrina. Dr. Mckenna suffered much personal loss as a result of the storm and many of Mckenna’s business interests were destroyed. Dr. Mckenna helped with the rebuilding of his hometown by redeveloping low to moderate income housing.
Dr. Mckenna moved to Atlanta in 2007 and founded a ShapeMed. ShapeMed is a wellness and aesthetic based medical practice. Mckenna would run ShapeMed for seven years before selling the company to Life Time Fitness Inc., where Dr. Mckenna worked as the company’s National Medical Director until July 2016. A year later, Mckenna became the CEO and Founder of OVME. OVME is a medical aesthetic company that is is reinventing elective healthcare.
Recently Dr. Mckenna answered questions about OVME and other aspects of his life. Mckenna states that his ten years of experience in medical aesthetics field was the inspiration for the founding of OVME. Dr. Mckenna states that “During that process I noticed many opportunities to disrupt the industry.
When asked abut a typical day in his life Dr. Mckenna explains that he wakes at 6:30 AM on an average day. His first order of business is breakfast with his daughter. Mckenna’s normal work hours are 8:00 AM until 6:00 PM, after which he heads home to have dinner with his family. Next, Dr. Mckenna heads to the gym for Jiu Jitsu training. After training, Mckenna works from home until he falls asleep. Dr. Mckenna states that he is a voracious reader and regularly sets goals and practices of visualization. Mckenna meditates daily and believes that this meditation accompanied by active goal setting is a powerful recipe for success. When asked what trend in america really excites him? Dr. S. Mark Mckenna’s simple answer was “A decline in smoking.”