FORT WORTH, Texas, April 21, 2011 – Benjamin M. Cutler, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of USHEALTH Group, Inc. (USHEALTH), a leading national insurer providing affordable coverage to small business owners and the self-employed, announced today the formation and launch of a new wholly owned career insurance agency, USHEALTH Advisors, LLC.
“USHEALTH Advisors further demonstrates our commitment to the career agency approach for insurance sales distribution. We plan to staff USHEALTH Advisors with quality insurance sales professionals who are capable of providing needed consumer navigation support to current and prospective insureds,” said Cutler. “USHEALTH Advisors will be singularly focused on serving the myriad of health, life, dental and disability insurance needs of American families through its national agency team,” commented Cutler.
Cutler appointed Troy McQuagge, an industry sales leader with over 26 years of industry experience as Chief Executive Officer of USHEALTH Advisors. Prior to his new position, McQuagge served as Chairman of Security Health Advisors and previous to that was President of the Agency Marketing Group of UICI/HealthMarkets.
In 2007, McQuagge’s sales organization was recognized by Selling Power Magazine as the Insurance Sales Organization of the year. “I can’t imagine a better partner to be associated with than Ben Cutler in building USHEALTH Advisors into a recognized sales leader for individual health insurance sales in the U.S.” said McQuagge. “We are excited about the tremendous synergy created by this new company and believe that USHEALTH Advisors is strategically positioned for unprecedented growth by launching a new series of innovative and proprietary portfolio of health products.”
USHEALTH Group, Inc. is an insurance holding company based in Fort Worth, Texas focused on providing innovative insurance products for self-employed individuals and small business owners. Products are principally distributed through career agent organizations that are wholly owned subsidiaries of the company. 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.
Michael D. Best