Archive for August 2014

HBK Volunteers at Montgomery County Youth Field Day

On Saturday, August 23rd, Brian Mulligan was one of dozens of volunteers at the Montgomery County Youth Field Day.  The field day hosted 200 young people ages 9 to 15 for a free day of outdoor activities at Boy Scout Camp Hart in Marlborough Township, Pennsylvania.  Brian worked on a team that provided archery instruction to the 200 participants who ranged in experience levels from

HBK Promotion: Hamed Memovic to Director of IT

Hamed is being promoted to Director of Information Technology (IT).  Hamed has done a remarkable job meeting HBK’s continually expanding IT needs, taking us from a much smaller, centralized company to a high performing, reliable network spread out over four geographically distributed offices approaching 300 people.  As we continue to grow, our demand for IT services isn’t only increasing in volume, but also in importance. 

HBK Promotion: Eric Bergstrom to Sr. Vice President

Effective August 15th Eric Bergstrom was promoted to Sr. Vice President.  Eric has contributed in variety of leadership roles over his 12 years at HBK, including on key opportunities, such as ComEd’s EIMA and West Loop 345kV programs, the development of HBK’s work in the security and surveillance market, and the growth of the Chicago Office.  Recently, Eric has been asked to take on two additional

HBK Promotion: Amy Everett to Director of AR

Effective August 1st Amy Everett has been promoted to Director of Accounts Receivable.  Amy was instrumental in the implementation and cutover to our new A/R system.  Amy has built an exceptional team that is responsible for ensuring that HBK’s 440+ projects are reviewed monthly, invoiced, and ultimately paid.  To effectively accomplish this task, the AR team relies on data compiled from our timesheets and project expenses to prepare

HBK Promotion: Brian Mulligan to Sr. Vice President

Effective August 1st Brian Mulligan was promoted to Sr. Vice President.  Brian has been heading up our very successful Philadelphia Office since its inception in 2007, which is now approaching a team of 30 strong.  In its seven years, the office has established and developed several major clients, including PECO Energy, PPL Electric Utilities, Crown Castle, Aqua and L3.  Brian has recently taken on the

Mary Bartelme Park Block Party

HBK was a Gold Sponsor of the 4th Annual Block Party  to support the park and West Loop neighborhood on Thursday August 14th. The Chicago Park District officially named this new park in honor of Mary Bartelme (1866 – 1954), the first woman judge in Illinois, who devoted her life to reforming the treatment of children and women in the court system. Born near Fulton and Halsted

HBK Supports the ASCE/MWRD for CANstruction 2014

HBK is a proud sponsor of the CANstruction®Chicago Design and Build Competition where ASCE Young Members Group and MWRD will team up to build creative structures made out of canned goods. After the competition, all food is donated to the Greater Chicago Food Depository to help those in the Chicago area that are not sure where they will find their next meal. Last year Chicago

6th Annual I Gotta Guy Festival

HBK supported the annual I Gotta Guy Sausage Festival, held by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The event took place at Carmichael’s Warehouse, 1052 W. Monroe.  Cystic fibrosis is a life- threatening genetic disease that primarily effect the lungs of over 70,000 people worldwide. To learn more on cystic fibrosi, click here.