Dr. Mark McKenna is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana and received a medical degree from his hometown Tulane University. After leaving Tulane, Dr. Mckenna practiced medicine alongside his father while at the same starting a small real estate company which he named Mckenna Venture Investments.
Dr. Mckenna went on to start a series of small businesses while continuing to practice medicine, earning for himself the moniker Doctorpreneur. In November of 2007, Dr. Mckenna moved to Atlanta Georgia and launched his brainchild ShapeMed. A medical practice that focuses on aesthetics in addition to sound health. Ten years and a series of key business maneuvers later, Dr. Mckenna would become founder and CEO of OVME. OVME is a technology-based company dealing in medical aesthetics that seeks to revolutionize the elective healthcare industry.
Recently Dr. McKenna took a moment to provide some insight into his Doctorpreneur journey.
From Where Did The OVME Idea Originate
I had been working in the medical aesthetics industry in one capacity or another for over a decade. I grew a start-up to be one of the largest practice of its kind in America and sold it to a larger publicly traded company. Along the way, I eyed many opportunities to cause disruption in the industry.
What Is A Typical Day For You And How Do You Make It Public
I get out of bed at 6:30. I get my daughter out of bed and make the two of us a quick breakfast. We let mommy sleep in. I usually get to the office around 8:00. I work until 6:00 then hurry home for my evening meal. I have Jiu-Jitsu training in the evenings. I work more at night before going to sleep.
What Is A Habit You Have That Makes You A Better Entrepreneur
I read non-stop.
If You Were To Start Over What Would You Change
I would have found my passion at a younger age. I only needed to take the time. I was always in such a rush. A rush to finish school, A rush to start a practice. Looking back I can see that I rushed a few things.
What Is One Strategy That Has Helped You In Business
I always surround myself with people smarter than myself.
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