Gold Stevie? Award
Troy McQuagge Wins GOLD STEVIE®AWARD in 2019 International Business Awards®
Winners to Be Celebrated at
Gala Event on 19 October in Vienna, Austria
TEXAS - 27 August, 2019 - USHEALTH Group, Inc.'s President and CEO, Troy
McQuagge, was named the winner of a Gold Stevie®
Award in the Executive of the Year category in The 16th Annual International
International Business Awards are the world's premier business awards program. All
individuals and organizations worldwide - public and private, for-profit and
non-profit, large and small - are eligible to submit nominations. The 2019
IBAs received entries from organizations in 74 nations and territories.
the Stevies for the Greek word for "crowned", the awards will be
presented to winners at a gala awards banquet at the ANDAZ Hotel am Belvedere, Vienna, Austria on 19 October.
total of more than 4,000 nominations from organizations of all sizes and in
virtually every industry were submitted this year for consideration in a wide
range of categories, including Company of the Year, Marketing Campaign of the
Year, Best New Product or Service of the Year, Startup of the Year, Corporate
Social Responsibility Program of the Year, and Executive of the Year, among
others. Mr. McQuagge won Gold in the Executive of the Year category for Insurance.
veteran of the Insurance industry, Mr. McQuagge was recognized for his visionary
strategy and revolutionary product designs that led USHEALTH Group, Inc. to its
first $1 Billion sales year in 2018. That achievement marks the most recent
highpoint in an 8-year company resurgence under Mr.McQuagge. In commenting on
Mr. McQuagge's executive leadership, the IBA's international committee of judges
am very impressed with this nomination and the innovation that Mr.
McQuagge brought to this industry.
has shown excellent skill in turning around a fledgling company and
repositioning it to succeed
way to transform the company and create better offers under his
- What impressed me are the principles by which USHEALTH
stand[s]: innovative products, a highly positive experience for customers,
agents, employees and shareholders, alike; and ensure[ing] that agents and
leaders remain focused on what is, perhaps to [Mr.] McQuagge, the most
important of all business strategies; to help and serve others.
"This type of
world-class recognition certainly comes as no surprise, to those of us who know
Troy McQuagge", said USHEALTH Group Inc.'s Sr. VP of Marketing, Bill Shelton. "His
industry knowledge, his vision; his passion for our company and our noble
mission of helping and serving others, are legendary. I'm honored to be able
to call him a friend and mentor."
Award winners were determined by the average scores of more than 250 executives
worldwide who participated in the judging process from May through early August.
judges from across the world were highly impressed with the nominations they
reviewed this year. With the level of achievement documented in the nominations
from 74 nations, the Stevie Awards are proud to honor organizations that demonstrate a high level of
achievement in a variety of industries" said Michael Gallagher,
president and founder of the Stevie Awards. "We received more nominations than
ever and look forward to honoring the Stevie winners at our gala in Vienna, Austria
The International Business Awards and the lists of Stevie Award winners are
available at www.StevieAwards.com/IBA.
USHEALTH Group, Inc.
USHEALTH Group, Inc. is an insurance
holding company based in Ft. Worth, Texas focused on providing innovative
health coverage for self-employed individuals and small business owners. The
goal of USHEALTH is to combine the talents of its employees and agents to
market competitive and profitable insurance products, while providing superior
customer service in every aspect of the company's operations. Learn more about
USHEALTH Group, Inc. at www.USHEALTHGroup.com.
About the Stevie Awards
Stevie Awards are conferred in seven programs: the Asia-Pacific
Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The
International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the
Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales &
Customer Service. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 nominations
each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of
all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding
performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at www.StevieAwards.com.