In the life, we live it is not ordinary that people add to their list that they were a successful entrepreneur and especially at a time of disaster. But the case is different when it comes to Dr. Mark McKenna. Whenever challenges stood his way, he was able to pick himself up and excel in his entrepreneurial journey. Perhaps it is something we can all learn from him. It all started when Dr. Mark McKenna was at medical school. He wanted to make sure that he follows his father’s footsteps of becoming a successful doctor. He saw the profession in medicine to be among the fulfilling and lucrative careers one would take. However, he realized that there were some changes in the industry when he was attending Tulane University. He noted that it was not easy to make good money as he thought earlier as he could not also make the ends as he was pushing through training. For him to meet the problems he was going through at the moment, he decided to start a real estate development firm known as the McKenna Venture Investments.
Dr. Mark McKenna later graduated from medical school as a full doctor and began working at his father’s firm. Becoming a doctor was one of the dreams that since childhood Dr. Mark McKenna was having, but as it turned out, it was not enough. Besides the fact that it was not paying well enough, the profession was not challenging and fun like in the case of the real estate. After five years, he decided to call it a day at his father’s practice and decided to go back to the real estate business. His New Orleans firm grew prosperous, and at the time it looked that he found his life’s niche. It was around 2005 when the hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans and Dr. McKenna’s 5 million dollars worth business was hit. Though no one at that time wanted to go back to the city again, he continued rebuilding the home without giving up. He later decided to start his venture in the field of medicine known as OVME pronounced as “of me.”