Archive for August 2015

SPARK 2015

The Chicago Metro History Education Center (CMHEC) sends a special Thank You to Co Chair Justice Anne Burke and Alderman Edward Burke for hosting the SPARK History Fair Awards Dinner @ the Chicago History Museum. The event helped raise more than $105K to support History Fair and its mission to spark students’ interest in the study of history and help them develop critical thinking skills

HBK Recent Promotions

 Justin Uihlein has been promoted to HBK’s Leadership Team as an Infrastructure Sector Lead working in parallel with Bethany Suwinski.  Over the past year, Justin and Bethany have shown phenomenal leadership in developing HBK’s Infrastructure team and projects. Justin joined HBK in Chicago in February of 2014 with previous experience working for TY-Lin, where he was part of    design teams for large infrastructure upgrade projects

HBK takes part in Groundbreaking at the Depot in Cedar Rapids, IA

On Friday July 31st HBK’s Iowa Office joined the Mayor of Cedar Rapids for the groundbreaking of The Depot, a $20 million, four-building mixed-use complex in the NewBohemia Neighborhood of Cedar Rapids. HBK is performing the structural design of the buildings for Fusion Architects which is a division of the Ahmann Companies Inc., the company responsible for the development of 90,000-square-foot residential, office, and retail


HBK Engineering, LLC recently launched an employee volunteer program, HBK IMPACT, that encourages employees’ who take time out of their daily activities to make an impact in the community. On Monday July 27th, HBK teamed up with Girls in the Game for their Sports and Leadership Summer Camp @ Union Park. Girls in the Game volunteers and HBK employees helped lead girls ages 7-13 through softball

HBK’s Telecom group gathers for Bi-Annual All-Hands on Deck Meeting

On Thursday July 22nd, HBK’s Telecom sector gathered for their all-hands on deck meeting, kicked off by a safety message.  SVP Eric Bergstrom began the meeting with an overview of HBK’s Telecom business as it stands now and the vision of what the future might look like. The Telecom sector has been a prominent part of HBK, Eric reinforced the importance of maintaining and improving the fundamentals to build upon our