Who is Dr. Mark McKenna?

Dr. Mark McKenna M.D., is a medical doctor who is licensed in surgery and medicine, he earned his degree at Tulane University Medical School. He also has an MBA. Dr. McKenna is licensed in both Florida and Georgia to practice, due to the rulings of the state board of medical examiners. In addition to his medical career, Dr. Mark McKenna also is an entrepreneur who holds the rights to OVME, a medical aesthetics company which specializes in skin health. In looking at OVME’s website we can see that the company believes in providing “age appropriate” skin health, with attention to detail. Dr. Mark McKenna is originally from New Orleans, LA. After earning his medical degree from Tulane, Dr. McKenna went on to go practice medicine with his father. While he was practicing with his father Dr. McKenna also got the opportunity to open McKenna Venture Investments, a real estate firm with well-vetted professionals who offer superior customer service compared to a traditional real estate firm, and focus on a small number of clients.

In looking at the article pertaining to Dr. Mark McKenna and his company on Forbes, we can learn more about Dr. Mark McKenna and his background. The article goes on to detail Dr. McKenna’s medical schooling background, before detailing his decision in becoming an entrepreneur in the real estate business in New Orleans, in 1999, after he graduated. In an unfortunate twist, his New Orleans based real estate business was destroyed when Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005, Dr. McKenna incurred million in damages. After this Dr. McKenna went on to let go of his business after rebuilding it post-Katrina. He then moved to Atlanta and opened ShapeMed, which was a group of offices which offered cosmetic and skin health treatments such as Botox injections, laser hair removal, as well as nutrition and weight counseling.

In looking at the article on patch.com pertaining to the opening of a new OVME store location in Buckhead, Georgia, we can see the anticipation behind the OVME medical aesthetic store in Buckhead, Georgia. In addition, we can learn more of OVME’s founder, Dr. Mark McKenna, who recently sold a similar company in ShapeMed to LifeTime Fitness. The article’s contents go-on to detail the amenities behind the OVME, medical aesthetic experience, in-store.


Scott Rocklage is A Great Example for Us All

Scott Rocklage has been an inspiration for many in his career. Is doesn’t matter if he is working in the field of biochemical research for which he has his Ph.D. or if he is working in entrepreneurship, he is the kind of leader that makes others want to be the best they can be. In both of there mentioned arenas, he is a success.

He holds a Ph.D. and is the managing partner of 5AM Ventures, a position that he has held since 2003. He is also a doctor who has more than 30 years of experience in the area of healthcare management.

In addition to his work with 5AM Rocklage is also very active in other business pursuits. He is not letting his age of 61 years slow him down at all. He sits as the chairman of the board for Semprus, Relypsa, and Achaogen.

He is also active on the board of directors Pulmatrix, WaveRx, and Variation, and is also a member of the board of associates at the Whitehead Institute. Read more: Scott Racklage | Bloomberg and Scott Racklage | Crunchbase

These are in addition to the chairman positions that he still holds on the board of directors at Kinestral, Rennovia, and Cidara Therapeutics. He is the former chairman at Epirus as well. As one can see Scott Rocklage is not one to sit idle and yet he still manages to find a way to always add in time to help those in the community.

He has helped the FDA test and approve numerous pharmaceuticals which have made a real difference in the lives of those dealing with serious illness. He has assisted many new entrepreneurs in getting their feet under them, and guided their startups to success in the world of health management.

For this he is often turned to by others for advice on how to best proceed with a new venture, undertaking, or project. He is the kind of man who, when he talks, is listened to with great attention and enthusiasm.

Scott Rocklage is the kind of man who can be counted on to be a guiding light to any endeavor that he is associated with. There are few who can boast the kind of success that he has had academically, scientifically, or in the realm of business as he has had.

His philanthropy is generous, and his personality is true and pure. He is a simple man who has achieved greatly, but still stays grounded in the things that are most important in life, and for that he is a good example for us all.