Troy McQuagge: 2016’s CEO Gold Medalist
The One Planet Awards honors businesspeople and professionals from across the globe. The honorees come from organizations of all size, profit and non-profit, private and public. This past they awarded Troy McQuagge, CEO of USHEALTH Group as the coveted gold winner as CEO of the Year.
USHEALTH Advisors is distribution agency that works in the individual health insurance market. Since joining USHealth in 2010, USHealth Advisors has reported unprecedented growth in the above mentioned individual health insurance market. Mr.McQuagge’s successful restructuring led to his ascension to President and CEO of USHEALTH Group in 2014.
Troy McQuagge felt very honored and privileged to receive this high honor from his peers and industry colleagues. McQuagge considers this to be an award for the entire staff of USHEALTH. USHEALTH has shown dedication to solving the problem of health care costs through creative coverage products that are connected to consumer healthcare needs.
About Troy McQuagge
Troy McQuagge obtained his B.A. from the University of Central Florida in 1983. Immediately after graduating college, Mr.McQuagge started his journey in the insurance industry with the Allstate Insurance Company. In 1995, after 12 years of dedicated services, Troy McQuagge joined Student Insurance Division of United Insurance Companies (UICI). In two short years, McQuagge was named President of the insurance division. In 2006, UICI was acquired by private equity investors and the name was changed to HealthMarkets. The investors saw Troy McQuagge leadership skills and put him in charge of sales and marketing for their self-employed group. In 2007 Troy McQuagge served as their President and HealthMarkets’ Agency Marketing Group grossed over $1Billion in revenue. This led to Selling Power Magazine and the Stevie Awards naming it Insurance Sales Organization of the Year.
It was this success that led to Troy McQuagge being tapped as President and CEO of USHEALTH Advisors. In 2013, Troy McQuagge became Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of USHEALTH Group. It only took a year later for Troy to get promoted as President and CEO of USHEALTH Group and to serve in similar positions within their subsidiaries and learn more about Troy.