Archive for October 2016

Have A Spooktacular Halloween

HBK brought in the fall season with a little Halloween costume competition at each office. Have a safe Halloween. Winners: ( left to right) HBK Van Buren- Danielle Batie HBK Philly/Norr- Nick O’BrienHBK Iowa City- Jenn Primmer ( bottom) HBK Oak Brook- Karnette Lindsey/Matt Morge HBK Carroll- Mark Raulston

HBK’s Amanda Payonk joins WEN Board of Directors

Congratulations to Amanda Payonk for being selected by Women’s Energy Network (WEN) as one of the Co-Chairs for Professional Development. WEN is an organization that promotes leadership and growth of women in the energy utility world with the local chapter is sponsored and led by ComEd’s President and CEO Anne Pramaggiore. HBK would like to thank Amanda and all those who are active members in

HBK’s Business Partners at the Economic Club of Chicago

On Monday October 24th the Economic Club of Chicago (ECC) held its 1st Dinner of the 2016-2017 Program Year featuring speaker, Oscar Munoz,  CEO of United Airlines. HBK used this dinner as an opportunity to introduce business partners to each other as well as fellow ECC members. HBK Business Partners pictured from left to right: Top: Rashod R. Johnson, President of The Roderick Group; Ronald G.

HBK Van Buren Opens Suite 110

  HBK is excited to announce the opening of a new suite in our Van Buren office. Thanks to the tremendous work of our facilities team, HBK completely renovated the space prior to opening. The new suite serves to meet the needs of our growing company and will host HBK functional teams including: AP, AR, HR, Facilities and Marketing.  

HBK Supports Haiti – New Life for Haiti Organization

The New Life of Haiti Annual Gala made an even bigger impact this year.  Unfortunately  Hurricane Matthew recently hit many of the schools that New Life for Haiti built this year as a Category 4 with 14 mph, so this year’s gala was pivotal to help rebuild. HBK along with other companies gathered for live auctions, dinner, and an touching presentation of what New Life of Haiti is

Andrew Kaehr wins the Naperville Marathon

On Sunday October 23rd, Naperville hosted its 4th annual Healthy Driven Marathon. There were approximately 4, 150 runners   with a total of 850 that ran the full marathon. Amongst those 850 was HBK employee Andrew Kaehr, who placed first in overall men’s division. Congratulations Andrew! and congratulations to all the donors, staff, and volunteers. To read more about the race, click here.

HBK Walks JDRF in Newton

On Sunday October 16th HBK employees participated in the JDRF walk in Newton, PA.  Through pledges and donations the office successfully fundraised over seven times their initial goal of $250! Thank you to everyone who has donated and helped raise awareness for this important cause. This is the third JDRF walk HBK has participated in this year and we look forward to our fourth walk

MSI Science Works

The Museum of Science and Industries hosted its annual  “Science Works”  event, sponsored by ComEd and presented in partnership with CBS 2.  The event took place this past weekend giving children the opportunity to speak first hand with individuals in STEM fields.  Children were also welcome to participate in hands on activities and ask about “cool jobs” in STEM fields. HBK is proud to support education in

HBK’s Weekend of Driving Awareness to Health Initiatives

This weekend was full of community events supported by HBK and its corporate responsibility to promote and drive health initiative. Advocate Charitable Foundation’s Rocktobefest held Friday evening Freedom of Movement Gala hosted by the Arthritis Foundation that honored Mark Kaufman from Athletico and his 25th year anniversary JDRF Walk both in Chicago and Warrenville- HBK employees raised funds asking friend and family for support for