Troy McQuagge is the CEO of USHEALTH Group, Inc. In the prestigious One PlanetSM Awards, McQuagge was named as the CEO of the year. The One PlanetSM Awards honor professional excellence, innovation, new products, leadership, corporate social responsibility and organization performance in every industry in the world. Any organization from around the world (new start-ups, public or private, large or small, profit or non-profit) is eligible to submit nominations.
McQuagge’s 30-plus years of experience in the Insurance industry have strengthened his leadership skills, sharpened his “business brain,” and made his company very profitable. Before he became the CEO of USHEALTH in 2010, McQuagge served as the president and CEO of Health Markets Agency Marketing Group. While working there, the company made an astonishing $1 billion worth of total volume sales. After joining USHEALTH, McQuagge rebuilt its captive distribution agency. The company has consequently made record profits for the years following McQuagge’s appointment.
Tryo McQuagge said it was an honor to receive the award and that it meant a lot. He lauded his team at USHEALTH Group, Inc. for their continuous efforts and hard work. He also stated that the award was a testament to their commitment to solving the affordability issue for their customers in the health sector. He also mentioned his company’s commitments to provide clients innovative coverage for their ever-changing health care needs.
McQuagge is a highly-experienced insurance and sales expert. He can thrive in a competitive business that includes startups, turnarounds, and developed companies. He has the capability of delivering workable solutions to tough and complex problems and has been overseeing the growth in sales at USHEALTH Group. He also sits on the board of directors.
McQuagge’s earned his B.A. degree from the University of Central Florida. After graduating, his career kicked off when Allstate Insurance Company hired him . He then joined the Student Insurance Division of United Insurance Companies, Inc. (UICI) in 1995. After two years, he was promoted to the position of president for UGA which is an insurance agency for UICI. In 2006, private equity investors bought UICI. After this purchase, McQuagge was tasked with the duty of overseeing sales and all marketing processes of the new firm. His stellar performance as the Health Markets Agency Marketing group’s CEO saw it named as the sales organization of the year in 2007.