Nancy Ortberg served as a teaching pastor for eight years at Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Illinois. During that time she lead Network, a ministry that helps people identify their spiritual gifts and find a place of service in the church, and Axis, a weekly gathering for the eighteen- to twenty-something generation.
She is a founding partner of Teamworx2, a business and leadership consulting firm that provides fast-paced, practical and compelling sessions to leaders and their teams. Teamworx2 works with businesses, schools, nonprofits and churches to address issues of organizational effectiveness and teamwork.
Nancy is a gifted communicator who is passionate about helping people connect what they believe with their everyday lives. A highly sought-after speaker, Nancy has been a featured presenter at the Catalyst and Orange conferences and has been a regular contributor to Rev! Magazine. Nancy is the author of Looking for God: An Unexpected Journey through Tattoos, Tofu, & Pronouns and Unleashing the Power of Rubber Bands: Lessons in Non-Linear Leadership.
She and her husband, John Ortberg, live in the Bay Area and have three grown children.