Troy McQuagge, was named the winner of one of One Planet Awards top honor, CEO of the Year, for his work with USHEALTH Group. The business world is always aware of those nominated by One Planet Awards, as the accolades that follow accompany global recognition. Honoring businesses and those who meet their roles with excellence is something One Planet Awards looks for when analyzing applicable nominees from all over the world.
In the case of McQuagge, the recognition comes after years of working with USHEALTH Group at a time when the health insurance market was experience extensive change a unprecedented uncertainty on the part of patients. McQuagge joined USHEALTH Group in 2010 and tasked with restructuring the company. Then, just four years later, he went ahead to do it again with USHEALTH Advisors, which led to new levels of success in terms of profitability and growth, making him the obvious option to become CEO and President.
When notified of his win, McQuagge expressed his surprise and thanks to One Planet Awards. Though he’s the one honored with this award, McQuagge was eager to point out that his success is not his alone, and that the ability to win an award is a result of the concerted effort of USHEALTH Group’s employees at all levels. That they’re able to continually work in the interest of partners and clients, making sure that patients are able to find and maintain affordable coverage, McQuagge notes, is necessary in order for the company to continue its prosperity.
About Troy McQuagge:
Troy McQuagge is the President and CEO of USHEALTH Advisors. After graduating from the University of Central Florida in 1983, McQuagge went straight to work in the insurance market by joining Allstate Insurance. Gaining experience and accolades in the world of insurance, McQuagge was eyed by USHEALTH Group, a health insurance provider for small businesses and entrepreneurs, based in Ft. Worth, Texas, as an ideal candidate to restructure the company and help it regain its position of profitability at a time where sweeping insurance regulations were changing the distribution of healthcare coverage across the country.