Choosing a career path is one of the dilemmas anyone can face in life. In the past, the pursuit of science careers was encouraged. However, with time, arts and talent-focused careers have become more lucrative. It is common to find a person discarding their diplomas/ degrees for their passion.
What is uncommon though, is finding a person who creates an impeccable balance between their career, passion, and entrepreneurship. Dr. Mark McKenna has managed to combine three of his passions – entrepreneurship, medicine and real state – into a very innovative project known as OVME. OVME is a unique retail aesthetic company, which uses technology to connect clients with highly skilled healthcare providers.
The journey to OVME
Dr. McKenna’s journey to create OVME started as an inspiration to pursue medicine from his father, who was a doctor. While in medical school, Dr. McKenna struggled to make ends meet. He decided to do some investments in order to fix the financial problems. McKenna Venture Investments, a real estate company was born.
After graduation, Dr. Mark McKenna worked at his father’s private practice. However, the career was not as challenging and exciting as the real estate venture. Thus, Dr. McKenna decided to quit practicing medicine and run his real estate company full-time in New Orleans.
However, in 2005 Hurricane Katrina tore New Orleans and with it went a huge collection of Dr. McKenna’s properties. The hurricane disaster made some personal ramifications for Dr. Mark McKenna. House prices had plunged following the hurricane but, Dr. McKenna decided to buy the destroyed properties, make repairs, and get them back on the market so that the displaced families could own homes again.
After a few years of rebuilding his hometown, Dr. Mark McKenna decided to return to medicine and be an advocate to patients. Only this time he combined his passion for entrepreneurship and medicine to form OVME.
OVME is a medical technology company on aesthetics that seeks to connect clients with skilled healthcare providers. OVME has an assembly of the highest qualified professionals . Dr. McKenna’s technological innovations allow the aesthetics providers to have remote consultations with their clients. Dr. Mark McKenna is working to create an app that will allow customers to schedule appointments at their convenience and place of preference.