Health / Insurance

USHEALTH Group’s Troy McQuagge Voted CEO Of The Year

One Planet has chosen USHEALTH Group CEO Troy McQuagge a 2016 gold medal winner in their Business and Professional Excellence Awards program. McQuagge was voted CEO of the Year. One of the premier international awards programs, the One Planet awards honors professional and business excellence in a wide variety of industries. Private and public, large and small, non-profit and for-profit businesses all around the globe can all nominate candidates for consideration. In accepting the award, Troy McQuagge said the entire USHEALTH Group staff earned the award through their commitment to providing their customers with insurance coverage that best suits their needs.

Troy McQuagge joined the Fort Worth, Texas based USHEALTH Group, Inc. in 2010. He began improving the company by first making a series of changes leading to the revitalization of USHEALTH Advisors, the company’s captive distribution agency. USHEALTH elected McQuagge president and CEO in 2014. Since he has taken over, the company has enjoyed more profitability, growth and success than they have ever experienced in their history. McQuagge has helped USHEALTH to become an industry leader in an individual health insurance market that is extremely competitive.

Born in Panama City, Florida, Troy McQuagge is a University of Central Florida graduate. After getting his bachelor’s degree in 1983, McQuagge was hired by Allstate Insurance the same year. An extraordinary salesman, he remained with the company until 1995 when he joined UICI/Health Market. McQuagge performed exceptionally well and showed a natural flair for leadership. Two years later, United Insurance Company’s Agency, UGA hired Troy McQuagge as president. He immediately surpassed the high expectations the company had for him by setting several records for single-year sales. Learn more at about Troy McQuagge.

Investors bought the company in 2006 and changed the name to the Health Market Group. McQuagge took over the sales and marketing departments and improved the company’s profitability and recognition. While he was Health Markets’ president, the company exceeded $1 billion in sales every year. Health Markets also won Sales Organization of the Year at the Stevie Awards and from Selling Power Magazine. Troy McQuagge left Health Markets and took over at USHEALTH in 2010.

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