Recent HBK Promotions


Amanda Payonk as our newest Sector Lead  addition to HBK’s Leadership Team for the Power Sector. Joe Koziol and Matt Murphy as Program Leads for HBK’s Telecommunications Sector.

Amanda joined HBK’s Chicago team in November 2011 after years developing her career in the nuclear power industry. In her time with HBK, Amanda has been involved with multiple Power Sector projects including ComEd’s Storm and Grid Resiliency initiatives as well as ComEd’s Underground Suburban Map Revitalization Project. Amanda is a welcomed addition joining Mike Tedeschi and John Richards in the leadership of this sector for HBK.


Joe joined HBK’s Chicago team in May of 2008 after graduating from University of Illinois Chicago. During the course of his time with HBK Joe has been involved with various types of large and small scale underground design projects both as an intern with HBK before graduation and through to obtaining his Professional Engineer’s License. Joe will be focusing on the planning, design and coordination of underground telecommunication projects for HBK’s growing client base.


Matt joined HBK’s Chicago team in May of 2008 after graduating from Illinois Institute of Art. Matt has been heavily involved in the security and DAS infrastructure design for HBK and has been a strong performer during the growth of this segment of the telecommunications market. Matt will continue to focus on this segment of the market for HBK with Crown Castle and our other DAS and security clientele.


Joe’s and Matt’s move into this position is exciting growth to Sector lead Jim Norton