DDS Director Quinetta Wade Receives SSA Commissioner's Leadership Award

Quinetta Wade, Deputy Director of the Division of Rehabilitation Services' Bureau of Disability Determination Services, is the recipient of the 2015 Social Security Administration Commissioner's Disability Program Leadership Award. The Commissioner's Citation is the highest award given by the Commissioner. This award recognizes employees who have demonstrated a personal commitment to excellence and who have made exceptional contributions to SSA's mission and goals.

Quinetta is fully committed to providing an environment that is conducive to staff interaction and teamwork. She clearly displays the commitment and dedication she has to her staff and the important function they carry out for the State of Illinois. Quinetta is also fully committed to the premise that each and every claimant filing for disability deserves a timely and correct decision. Quinetta has demonstrated outstanding leadership skills in her long-term commitment to excellence and world-class service. She provides an environment that fosters communication, teamwork and innovative thinking to meet the workload challenges.

Thank you for your exemplary leadership. Congratulations Quinetta!