The Lincoln Academy of Illinois Gala


HBK supported the 2017 Lincoln Academy of Illinois Laureate Gala at the Chicago Historical Society on Saturday, May 6, 2017.

Governor Rauner presented the Order of Lincoln, the State’s Highest Award, this year to honorees whose professional achievements have made significant contributions to the betterment of humanity.

Pictured: (Standing) Paul Kubinski, Richard Smart, Noreen Kubinski, Honorable Samuel K. Skinner, former US Secretary of Transportation in 1989-1991 Chief of Staff to President George H. W. Bush in 1991-1993, former ComEd President, 1993 to 1998. Sheila Owens, ComEd VP Economic Development, Honey Jacobs Skinner
(Seated) Mr. & Mrs. Melvin L. Katten, retired founding partner of Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP and presently serves as senior counsel, and family friends.

Pictured: Photo of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell with Noreen Kubinski & Paul Kubinski.