Employee of the Quarter – KFS Navy Technical Support Team Names Shripal Fernando

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 third quarter award recipient covering July – September 2019 is Shripal Fernando.

Shripal 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 Navy Technical Team Winner:

July – September – Shripal Fernando

Shripal Fernando has been named the Knight Federal Solutions Navy Technical Support Team’s Employee of the Quarter for July – September 2019. Shripal has been a consistent advocate for Knight Federal Solutions  at the CI43 Mechanical Branch. His leadership, professionalism and expertise was recognized when he was asked to attend several Kick-off meetings at another location. Shripal is known for always making himself available to help others while still completing his tasks.  We appreciate Shripal’s professionalism and dedication to the Knight Federal Solutions 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  – James Malony

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