The new brought many new and exciting things for Troy McQuagge and the team at USHEALTH Group. Troy McQuagge was named the Gold Winner as CEO of the Year in the very prestigious One Planet awards. These awards recognize companies and professionals for their excellence in business and professionalism. The awards are put into numerous categories like teams, new products and services, executives, marketing, corporate communications, and PR. Businesses and organizations from all over the world can create nominations, from the smallest companies to the largest.
As CEO of the Year, Troy McQuagge has been recognized for his unprecedented success with USHEALTH Group. After joining the team in 2010, Mr. McQuagge began turning the company around, re-building its captive distribution agency. This success led to his position of President and CEO of the company, which has reached new heights in profitability within the very competitive health insurance market.
While Mr. McQuagge is extremely proud to receive this award, he attributes the success to the entire USHEALTH team. He believes that this One Planet award is a testament to how committed the company is and how passionate they are about solving affordability problems for their customers. He is proud to be part of a team that provides innovative coverage to millions.
Troy McQuagge earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Central Florida in 1983 and began his insurance career with Allstate Insurance Company. In 1995, he joined the Student Insurance Division of UICI (United Insurance Companies Inc.), where he would set multiple sales records. UICI was acquired in 2006, becoming HealthMarkets. Mr. McQuagge was the one who led all the sales and marketing efforts during this time.
Troy McQuagge came to USHEALTH Group in 2010 as the President and CEO of the company’s captive/career insurance agency USHEALTH Advisors LLC. Just three short years later, he became Executive Vice President and CMO of the entire country. Only one year later in 2014, Troy McQuagge was elected to become the company’s President and CEO, serving in a similar capacity to subsidiaries of USHEALTH like Freedom Life Insurance Company.