Financial Expert Glen Wakeman

Glen Wakeman is the Co-Founder and CEO of a Software as a service company called LaunchPad Holdings LLC. The company started in 2015 and has been fairly successful thanks to Wakeman’s two decades of experience in the management field, not to mention everything he has learned from being a Public Company CEO, Investor, Financial Service Executive, Small Business Owner, Board Member and Executive Mentor. He started earning his experience from the University of Scranton, where he attained his Bachelors in Finance and Economics in 1981. Wakeman continued his education at the University of Chicago and in 1993 he earned his MBA in Finance. Not long after graduating from the University of Chicago he began working for GE Capital. Wakeman held a handful of positions dealing with business development.

Glen Wakeman has been recognized time and again because of his numerous successes in the financial field. At GE Capital and Nova Four he was given the title Growth Leadership Role Model, due to the amount he expanded both the companies, by their prospective Board of Directors. In total, Wakeman has been able to increase the assets and staff members where he has worked by $15 billion and 17 thousand respectively. He did this by being a guiding hand in the company’s plans for new market entries, start-ups, divestitures and M&As, making exponential growth a priority. For each one of these factors Wakeman uses a five-point plan which includes risk management, execution, human capital, governance and most importantly leadership.

When he is not working, Glen Wakeman spends his time investing his own money and writing. Being a writer has opened many doors for him and he finds in enjoyable to share the knowledge he has obtained through the media of blog posts. Wakeman focuses on helping others with his writing, sticking to the topics of finance, emerging markets, administration, financial strategies, management and international fiscal matters. Occasionally, he will meet groups of people and give a speech about one of these topics. He currently mentors for Sitter Bees and Dreamfunded who both deal with C-level executives.

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USHEALTH Group’s Troy McQuagge is Honored as CEO of the Year

On January 10th 2017 it was announced by One Planet Awards that Troy McQuagge has won the illustrious Gold Winner as the CEO of the Year. Troy McQuagge is the Chief Executive Officer of the insurance company USHEALTH Group, Inc., which is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. This award is open to all candidates in both the public and private sectors as well as nonprofits across the globe. The award can also be won by any CEO at any size of company whether it’s a startup or S&P 500 corporation.

When McQuagge first came to USHEALTH Group in 2010 he was assigned the task of turning around the company’s USHEALTH Advisors division which makes up it captive distribution agencies. His success at doing so lead to him being named the CEO and President of the company in 2014. Troy McQuagge is also a member of the Board of Directors of the company. His success at USHEALTH Group has continued ever since as the company has experienced strong growth and profit.

When winning the award Troy McQuagge credited the entire staff at USHEALTH Group with his win. He also attributed his success to the company’s commitment to offering affordable healthcare plans that can be adapted to meet the individualized needs of their customers.

Troy McQuagge started his insurance career at Allstate Insurance in 1983. It was in 1995 that he joined HealthMarket as the President of their Agency Marketing Group. He continued his career at HealthMarket until he joined USHEALTH Group.

His role with the company gives him the responsibility of overseeing its strategic growth and profitability. He oversees the products and services that USHEALTH Group offers its customers and is also responsible for oversight over the agencies that make up USHEALTH Advisors.

Through its agencies USHEALTH Group offers it customers insurance policies that can be customized to their individual needs. Among the types of policies they offer are Critical Illness, Life Insurance, Dental, Vision, and Short-Term Disability Income Insurance. The company has agencies across the United States and has more than 15 million customers.