In January of 2017 CEO Troy McQuagge of US Health Group was named the Gold Winner in the CEO of the Year category by One Planet Awards.The One Planet Awards is an annual award in which peers recognize employees and companies for excellence within their field. Nominations come from for profit, non-profit, public and private industries and organizations from all over the world. The different award categories include Executive, Women in Business, Team, Company, Product and Service and Pr and Media Year Awards.
Troy McQuagge was humble of his acceptance of this award, stating that “this award belongs to everyone at USHEALTH Group, Inc.” He went on to say that the award that he received was a testament to the Group’s hard work at providing healthcare coverage that matched the needs of their prospective customers.
USHEALTH is a Ft. Worth, Texas’s based health insurance company which provide healthcare coverage for individuals and businesses. Tory McQuagge began his career with USHEALTH in July 2010 as President and CEO of USHEALTH Advisors. Here he developed their agency platform for the “Under 65” Health Insurance Market. Then in July 2014 he took the reins of USHEALTH Group, as President, CEO of the USHEALTH Group. His responsibilities include improving growth and profitability within the company’s subsidiary operations.Troy McQuagge received his BA in Legal Studies at the University of Central Florida in 1982. And throughout his career he has been an active volunteer and donor in the causes of children, civil rights, disaster and humanitarian relief, health and human rights.
In 2016, One Planet acknowledged Troy McQuagge as the chief executive officer of the year. The successful entrepreneur was awarded the golden title based on his high involvement with the insurance industry for an extended period. One Planet is a platform that closely monitors businesses and professionals noting their accomplishments before awarding them based on different measures. The platform is open to the public, and regardless of the state of a firm, each nominee is provided with equal chances of winning.
Last year’s golden award winner, Troy McQuagge has been the chief executive officer of USHEALTH Company since 2010. His contributions towards this company can never go unrecognized. Upon joining USHEALTH, Troy McQuagge was charged with various activities aimed at improving the business. These roles saw Troy rebuilding the company’s distribution agency and advisors. Therefore, the awards timing is best suited as an acknowledgment for Troy’s continued efforts in the business, particularly regarding service delivery.
Troy’s efforts and involvements saw USHEALTH electing him as their President and CEO in 2014. Speaking to the media, Troy stated that the award belongs to every staff and seniors of USHEALTH Insurance Company since they all contributed to the success of the company. Also, Troy insisted that he would remain committed to improving the business so as to continue providing affordable healthcare solutions to the needy people in the society.
Troy McQuagge is a successful business person popularly known in Panama, Florida. However, today, Troy resides in the town of Coppell, Texas to be close to his place of work. When it comes to qualification, Troy boasts of having it all. He graduated from the prestigious University of Central Florida with a BA. Besides, Troy has skills in Product Design, Business Development, Strategic Planning, and Executive Leadership. Troy takes pride of being in the industry for more than three decades serving different positions which he believes to be behind his current reputable leadership abilities.
Troy’s involvement with the insurance industry dates back to his early ages. In 1983, he began his career at Allstate Insurance in the sales department. He worked with the company for many years before moving on to UICI/Health Market in 1995. Under his supervision, the company’s sales had grown to over $1 billion. His peak came to be realized in USHEALTH Advisors due to his involvement in improving the business sales margin to five times the previous record. With such great contributions, Troy deserves the golden award title.