On January 10th of this year Troy McQuagge, the CEO of USHEALTH Group, was announced as the Gold Winner as CEO of the Year by the One Planet Awards.
The One Planet Awards is an annual industry and peer recognition program honoring employees and companies. These companies can be both public or private and can be located from all around the world. The award is known for its prestige as it receives nominations from hundreds of top executives and organizations.
McQuagge attended the University of Central Florida where he attained his Bachelors of Arts in Legal studies in 1982. He then started his career in the insurance industry with Allstate in 1983 in the sales department.
After this, he joined the Student Insurance Division of United Insurance in 1995. In just two years Troy McQuagge was named President of this division specializing in medical care for University students.
When McQuagge came to USHEALTH in 2010, he made it his priority to rebuild its captive distribution agency known as USHEALTH Advisors. His plan was a success and he eventually assumed the role of President and CEO of USHEALTH Group.
While in this position the company showed an increase of growth and profitability never seen before in the very cut throat individual health insurance market.
Since this time, he has served in a similar capacity with Freedom Life Insurance Company of America and other subsidiaries of USHEALTH Group.
Because of his efforts USHEALTH Group has become one of the largest insurance holding companies that cater to customers who need affordable health coverage. Their clients range from University students to small business owners to people who are self employed.
In addition to his impressive resume, Troy Mcquagge has also dedicated his time to a large number of volunteer organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, the Semper Fi Fund, HopeKids Dallas, Phoenix of New Orleans, and Crisis Nursery Phoenix.
McQuagge was honored to be recognized by his industry and peers, but made it a point to thank everyone at USHEALTH Group. He stated that he believes that the award truly belongs to everyone at the company because of all the hard work and dedication they have done to develop new and affordable healthcare options.
According to Glassdoor, Troy McQuagge also mentioned that USHEALTH Group isn’t done with their work and are actively in the process of creating even more affordable options for their clients in the near future.