The chief executive officer of USHEALTH Group, Troy McQuagge, was honored as the CEO of the Year during the One Planet Awards ceremony, which was held in 2016. The prestigious award is recognized by all professionals and companies around the globe. The program seeks to honor excellence in every industry around the world. All organizations in the planet are free to submit their nominations, including start-ups and new companies, non-profit and for-profit, large and small, and private and public institutions. Troy joined USHEALTH in 2010. When he set foot in the company, he immediately started planning on how to turn around USHEALTH Advisors, the group’s captive distribution agency.
Following his success with re-tooling and re-building the agency, Mr. McQuagge was elected to serve as the CEO and president of the parent company in 2014. Under his leadership, USHEALTH Group has been on a growth trajectory. In addition, the executive has enhanced the company’s profitability margins in the competitive health insurance industry. While receiving the award, Troy posited that he was honored to be presented with the prestigious award, which is peer-recognized and esteemed in the industry. He went on to say that the award belonged to all stakeholders of USHEALTH Group. In his concluding remarks, McQuagge contended that the award was a testament of the company’s commitment to finding viable solutions to the issue of healthcare affordability by providing clients with innovative coverage that addresses their healthcare needs.
One Planet Awards seeks to recognize professional and business fineness in PR, corporate communications, executives, organizations, new products and services, marketing and teams around the globe.
About Troy McQuagge
The visionary leader has worked in the insurance industry for over three decades. As the leader of USHEALTH Group, Troy is regarded as one of the leading executives in the industry. He is also one of the board members of the corporation. In addition, Troy renders his executive services for one of the leading subsidiaries of USHEALTH Advisors, Freedom Life Insurance Company of America. Over the years, Troy has focused on taking a proactive approach to enhance his career and finding new strategies of excelling in any industry. After securing his first job with the Allstate Insurance Company in 1983, McQuagge has continued to dominate the insurance industry.
In 1995, Troy joined United Insurance Companies’ student insurance division. In 1997, he was appointed to serve as the president of UGA, UICI’s insurance agency. Under his leadership, the company succeeded in setting various single-year sales records. In 2006, UICI changed its corporate name to HealthMarkets after being bought by private equity investors. McQuagge was tasked with the duty of augmenting the sales and marketing functions within the corporation’s self-employed group. In 2007, Troy enabled HealthMarkets’ Agency Marketing Group (AMG) to report an annual premium sales volume of over $1 billion. McQuagge is an alumnus of the University of Central Florida where he graduated with a BA degree.