Troy McQuagge: A Guru in the Insurance Industry

Troy McQuagge, CEO of a famous holding insurance company, USHEALTH Group, Inc., won the title of ‘CEO of the Year’ in the 2016 One Planet℠ Awards. This prestigious award is designed to recognize firms in different industries for their outstanding performance in business and professionalism. The One Planet℠ Awards is open to profit and non-profit entities, public and private businesses and even new startups.


Prior to joining the Ft. Worth, Texas based insurance company. Mr. McQuagge has worked in various positions in the insurance industry. He is specialized in the provision of health cover to owners of small businesses and self-employed individuals. Early in his career, Troy worked for Allstate Insurance Company before shifting to United Insurance Companies Inc. (UICI) in 1995. He was later appointed the president of UGA, an insurance agency of UICI, in the year 1997. While at the helm of UGA, Mr. McQuagge stirred the company to realizing increased sales.


Mr.Troy McQuagge, a B.A. degree graduate from the University of Central Florida, joined USHEALTH Group, Inc.’s captive insurance agency, USHEALTH Advisors, LLC, as its President and Chief Executive Officer in July of 2010. His responsibility in this position involved revolutionizing the operations of the agency. Later, in 2013, he was appointed the Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of the USHEALTH Group. His unprecedented success in re-building USHEALTH Advisors, LLC led to his appointment as President and CEO of USHEALTH Group, Inc. Since his appointment in 2014, Mr. McQuagge has managed to drive operational expansion of individual health insurance as well as profit margins of USHEALTH Group.


In his speech after receiving the award, Mr. McQuagge acknowledged that he won the award because of the combined effort of everyone in USHEALTH Group, Inc. He further applauded the company for its continued commitment in ensuring that customers access cheap and innovate healthcare cover that is responsive to their needs.


The purpose of One Planet Awards is to honor various firms around the world for the stunning performance of their business and professionalism. The award is open to these categories: organizations, executives, new products, teams and services, PR, corporate communications and marketing. More details are available on



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