Issue 1 | August 2018
The Official Newsletter of Knight Federal
Welcome to the new quarterly newsletter for Knight Federal – the  Knightly Newsletter!  We are proud to share with you with the latest accomplishments, success stories and milestones that we’re experiencing as one of the fastest growing businesses in the country.

This issue showcases our Wounded Warrior Internship Program known as the Purple Knight Initiative.   Read more
Jay Redman Kicks Off Anniversary
Knight Federal employees received a boost when Jay Redman , author of  The Trident, The Forging and Reforging of a Navy Seal Leader,  showed up at the headquarters office to kick start the five-year anniversary celebration of the company with a day of motivational speaking on becoming a better leader. Read more
Former J7 Director Leads Wounded Warrior
Internship Program
Timothy L. Baker , the former director of the Resource & Acquisition Management Office of the Joint Staff J7, has been appointed to lead the Purple Knight Initiative, a Wounded Warrior Internship program developed by Knight Federal Solutions.

Baker was a Senior Level executive, overseeing a $900M annual budget, managing a $180M annual contract portfolio and all assigned facilities. He joins Knight Federal with an extensive background in military operations at the federal level, as well as serving in the U.S. Navy for more than 23 years retiring with the rank of Captain. Baker has many received many awards including the Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, Navy Commendation Medal, and other various service awards. Read more
Knight Federal Develops the Purple Knight Initiative
More than 26,000 disabled veterans or wounded warrior are searching for career opportunities. A 2014 Pew survey found that 44% of veterans who served since 9/11 were having trouble adjusting to civilian life. That was particularly true for those who suffered serious injury or endured an emotionally traumatic experience during their service.  
Knight Federal recognizes that driven and loyal employees empower an organization. In an effort to recognize and encourage such outstanding performance, we have implemented an Employee of the Quarter (EOQ) award for our Suffolk, VA employees. The EOQ Program recognizes the outstanding qualities and contributions of employees towards Knight Federal’s goals and mission. . Read more
Knight Federal Upholds Corporate Social Responsibility
Knight Federal upholds the premise that communities grow and prosper as a result of the efforts both individuals and local businesses make to create lasting improvements for everyone. In support of this, the company holds firmly in its view of corporate social responsibility, as well as its greatest pleasure, to give back to the community in which it resides and conducts business.  Read more
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