Employee of the Quarter – KFS Joint Staff J7 Technical Support Team Names Khalil Claude

Each quarter, Knight Federal’s Employee of the Quarter (EOQ) award for the Suffolk, VA location recognizes the outstanding qualities and contributions of employees towards Knight Federal’s goals and mission. Knight Federal recognizes that driven and loyal employees empower an organization.  The quarter award recipient covering July – September 2019 is Kahlil Claude.

Khalil is one of four individuals that will receive the award each year. The honor is awarded the beginning of April, July, October and December during the Christmas party for an outstanding employee from the three preceding months.

EOQ 2019 JS J7 Technical Team Winner:

July – September – Kahlil Claude 

Kahlil Claude has been named the Knight Federal Solutions Joint Staff J7 Technical Support Team’s Employee of the Quarter for July – September 2019. From day one, Kahlil has always come in excited and ready to work despite never know what kinds of tickets and situations he would encounter throughout the day.  Kahlil meets every challenge with a smile and with true determination.  Often times he completes 75 to 100 tickets per day! He is a team player that handles help desk tickets with ease and pure professionalism. His exceptional performance during this period is in keeping with the highest standards of the Joint Staff as a whole and is an asset to the KFS Team.

The Employee of the Quarter will receive:

  • A gift card for $50
  • A framed certificate recognizing their accomplishments
  • A Knight Federal imprinted leather notebook

Nominate an Employee

Complete the EOQ Nomination Form and submit it to the program manager Murray Hess.  Anyone may nominate an employee. Nomination forms may be submitted at any time.   Nominations are due the week before the end of the quarter. 

The Process

The EOQ Committee will meet on a quarterly basis throughout the year. The committee will assure that the nominee meets all of the basic requirements. The committee will consider the following contributing qualities when making the award selection:

  • Longevity and performance
  • Contributions to the Knight Federal community
  • Contributions to his or her office
  • Contributions to the outside community
  • Awards or recognition received

Previous EOQ winners 


January – March – Carrie Powers
April – June  – Christa Hill

Employee of the Year Winner

Toby Washington (2018)


October – December – Dave Drake
July – September – Al Williams, Jr.
April – June – Glenn James – J7
January – March – Louis E. Williams