One Planet Awards, a global premier awards program honoring business and professional excellence, has named Troy McQuagge, CEO of USHEALTH Group, Inc. the Gold Winner as CEO of the Year. McQuagge’s award was from the category of companies with 100 to 499 employees in the industry of accounting, banking, finance, and insurance. Persons nominated for One Planet Awards compete against and are judged by their peers in organizations in every industry from all over the world. The nominees are from companies of all sizes, including public and private, for-profit and non-profit, and new start-ups.
Troy McQuagge has well over 30 years in the health care industry. He is known as a leader and visionary. McQuagge joined USHEALTH Group Inc. in 2010. Prior to that time he served as President and CEO of HealthMarkets Agency Marketing Group. Under McQuagge’s leadership HealthMarkets Agency Marketing Group’s annual sales volume totaled more than $1 Billion.
USHEALTH Group Inc. is based in Ft. Worth, Texas. The company provides health coverage for persons who are self-employed and small business owners. One of McQuagge’s most notable accomplishments was rebuilding the company’s distribution agency, USHEALTH Advisor. In 2014 McQuagge was promoted to President and CEO of USHEALTH Group, Inc. Under his leadership USHEALTH Group Inc. had experienced success with new growth and profits in the individual health insurance market.
Troy McQuagge recognizes that it is the committed employees of USHEALTH Group Inc., who care about the service they provide to their customers, that sets USHEALTH Advisors. apart from other companies in the health insurance industry. He attributes being selected as the recipient of the award as CEO of the Year to the hard work and dedication of the company’s officers, employees and agents. In accepting the award, McQuagge stated, “In reality, this award belongs to everyone at USHEALTH Group, Inc. It is a testament to our company’s ongoing commitment to solve the healthcare affordability problem for customers by providing them with innovative coverage that can grow as their healthcare needs grow.”
In addition to recognizing Troy McQuagge, One Planet Awards also recognized USHEALTH Group Inc. as Company of the Year in the category of Accounting, Banking, Financial and Insurance.