Marc Conference 2022


The Mid-America Regulatory Conference (MARC) represents an association of regional organizations of utility and energy regulatory agencies from 14 states that include: Arkansas, Kansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin.

Since 1958, MARC has sponsored an annual meeting and conference of Commissioners and staff from member state agencies, as well as representatives of regulated industries and the public at large, to share ideas and discuss regulatory and policy issues affecting their states, region and the nation.

El Valor's 29th Annual Don Quijote Gala


Congratulations to community leaders Senator Antonio Muñoz and Representative Theresa Mah for your commitment and generosity to the community. 

El Valor hosted their 29th  Annual Don Quixote Gala last week. Their mission is to support children, people with disabilities, and their families to achieve excellence and participate fully in life. 

Clearing the Skies


The Federation of Women Contractors hosted their annual Awards Reception at Offshore Rooftop. HBK employees had a chance to network and talk to industry colleagues after two years. 

The Federation of Women Contractors (FWC) is the place for women in the construction industry to meet, network, build relationships and gain greater industry knowledge and business skills, all designed to grow and strengthen their companies.

Thank you to our Silver Sponsor - West Monroe


Thank you West Monroe for sponsoring our Empower Keynote event with Schuyler Bailar. 

Schuyler Bailar is an international speaker, author, and advocate for the trans inclusion, body acceptance, and mental health awareness. 

Thank you to our Gold Sponsors- Quanta Services Inc.


Thank you to our Gold Sponsor Quanta Services, Inc. for this year's keynote speaker event with Schuyler Bailar. Schuyler Bailar is an international speaker, author, and advocate for the trans inclusion, body acceptance, and mental health awareness. 

Choose DuPage Regional Business Outlook Breakfast


The annual DuPage County Regional Business Outlook event, brings together DuPage County’s business owners and executives, government and education leaders and other members of the local business community to gain key insights about the current regional and national economic landscape, as well as to discuss best practices and growing potential in today’s economy.

Aon Step Up for Kids


HBK was pleased to support the 25th Annual Aon Step Up for Kids to benefit Ann & Robert H. Lurie Chiildren’s Hospital of Chicago at Guaranteed Rate Field, home of the Chicago White Sox. Over 900 moms, dads, families, and friends of children who have been cared for at the hospital turned out on a rainy Saturday afternoon to climb or run the stadium stairs and raise funds. Fortunately, the showers subsided for the few hours of the event. After the climb, all were welcomed for a celebration with music, hot dogs, and ice cream on the stadium concourse.

Chicago Metro APWA Expo and Roadeo


HBK employees Bethany Turk and Anthony D’Angelo presented on Subsurface Utility Engineering (SUE) Locating & Utility Coordination for Transportation Improvements at the Chicago Metro American Public Works Association (APWA) Expo and Roadeo while others helped coordinate a skills competition of large machinery including snowplows. The annual two-day event is an opportunity for networking, education, and fun for members of the industry.

National Museum of Mexican Art Gala


HBK was pleased to support the National Museum of Mexican Art Gala at the Sheraton Chicago Hotel. Themed Haz Magia, Make Magic, the black-tie evening included an address from Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker. Honored were Adela Cepeda of BMO Harris Bank for her significant contributions in leadership in the Latino community and the City of Chicago, and Diana Palomar of ABC 7 Chicago for her long-standing support of the museum.

Paulo Freire Family Center


HBK joined Chicago Commons to clean up the Paulo Freire Family Center in Chicago’s Back of the Yards neighborhood. The group helped with overdue painting and revamping the mulch areas for the kids in the playground as well as around the building parameters, painted doors and worked on landscaping the grounds to make the center’s exterior ready for summer.

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