Troy McQuagge and USHEALTH Group: Changing the Health Insurance Industry a Customer at a Time

Troy McQuagge, CEO USHEALTH Group Inc., has won gold in the CEO of the Year category in the prestigious One Planet Awards. These awards honor business and professional excellence in different industries. With global coverage, the awards are open to organizations across the world whether public, private, large, small, for-profit, not-for-profit and new start-ups. One Planet Awards honors industry players in different categories and sections such as teams, executives, corporate communication, new products and services, marketing and PR.

Troy McQuagge says it is an honor to be named to receive the award adding that in reality, the award not only honors him but that it also belongs to everyone at USHEALTH Group Inc. According to him, the award is a testament to the firm’s ongoing commitment to providing customers with affordable healthcare solutions using innovative coverage plans.

Biography

Troy McQuagge pursued his Bachelor of Arts degree in Legal Studies at the University of Central Florida before beginning his career at the Allstate Insurance Company in 1983. From here work led him to the United Insurance Companies Inc. (UICI) where he worked in the student insurance division. He was named the president of UICI’s UGA insurance agency in 1997. In 2006, UICI was acquired by private equity investors and renamed HealthMarkets. Mr. McQuagge worked here until 2008. During his tenure as president of HealthMarkets, the firm’s Agency Marketing Group (AMG)was recognized by the Stevie Awards and Selling Power Magazine as the Insurance Sales Organization of the Year. The firm also surpassed $1 billion in annual premium sales volume during this period. He went on to join USHEALTH Group Inc. in 2010 as the president and CEO of the firm. Troy McQuagge on Facebook.

Since joining USHEALTH Group Inc., he has been responsible for strategic growth and profitability of the organization. His stay at the firm has seen him design a proprietary agency platform for achieving the organization’s growth objectives. Under his leadership, USHEALTH Group has grown into the largest “under 65” health insurance market captives sales organization. Some of the skills that have catapulted him into the limelight are skills in insurance, health savings accounts, sales management, fixed annuities, legal liability, health policy, and underwriting.

McQuagge has volunteered for different organizations and has worked with Phoenix of New Orleans, SemperFi Fund, HopeKids Dallas, Crisis Nursery Phoenix, and Trinity Habitat for Humanity.

About USHEALTH Group Inc.

USHEALTH Group Inc. is a healthcare company dedicated to the provision of insurance plans for small business owners, their employees, self-employed individuals, and families. The firm’s insurance solutions cover life, accident and disability, and specified disease/sickness. Located in Fort Worth, Texas, USHEALTH Group provides healthcare insurance solutions using its subsidiary companies National Foundation Life Insurance and Freedom of Life Insurance Company of America.

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