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Guest Speaker at HBK: Mark Kaufman, Athletico

Last week HBK's Carroll office hosted their 2nd annual Professional Development day for the University of Iowa Swimming and Diving Teams. Special Guest Speaker, Mark Kaufman, President and Founder of Athletico shared his personal story on transitioning from a college to being an entrepreneur.  HBK's Chief Administrative Officer and Chief HR Officer shared tips on how students should prepare for their first interviews,…read more ›

WEN Hosts its First Annual Holiday Meeting

WEN Chicago took the opportunity on December 13th at their first Annual meeting to update progress over the 2016 year, announce programming for 2017,  and introduce new Directors and new Chairs of the organization. Congratulations once again to Amanda Payonk (not pictured), HBK on her recent appointment to chair of Professional Development. Pictured left to right: Allison Garza, HBK; Veronica Babridge, HBK; Anne Pramaggiore,…read more ›

HBK supports Erie Neighborhood House

This past weekend HBK employees gathered with other companies and Erie house volunteers to wrap over 600 gifts and decorate Erie Neighborhood House in preparation for their Holiday Bazaar on Saturday.  Families and children were served breakfast, participate in activities like face-painting, as well as meet and greet Santa.    read more ›

Haymarket Center honors Hon. Toni Preckwinkle

Last week HBK attended the Father Mac Appreciation Award Annual Luncheon hosted at Maggiano's.  The 2016 recipient was Toni Preckwinkle, Cook County Board President. The Haymarket Center provides programs for adult detoxification, residential, and outpatient substance abuse and has the largest treatment facility and events like Friday help provide funds for these programs. HBK is a proud sponsor of Haymarket…read more ›

HBK supports One Million Degrees

One Million Degrees is dedicated to empowering low-income students attending community colleges to succeed in school and in life. The program provides academic, financial, professional, and personal support to students to put them on a degree earning track. On Saturday, November 5, One Million Degrees is hosted a scholar’s workshop where HBK employees volunteered to lead small roundtable discussions and sit…read more ›

ComEd’s EIMA Manhole Refurbishment Program Review

Last week HBK joined other Innovative partners at ComEd’s Chicago Training Facility located on 35th and Iron to provide an overview of ComEd’s EIMA Manhole Refurbishment Program. In addition to reviewing the processes developed and progress the program has made since 2012, the companies also discussed the impact that the program has had on their firms and the surrounding neighborhoods. …read more ›