Nancy has been locally and nationally recognized for her role as owner and CEO of Clockwork. She is co-author of “Interactive Project Management: Pixels, People, and Process” (New Riders, 2012) and author of the upcoming book, “How to Win at Business by Being Nice to Humans.”

She serves as the Chair Emeritus of the National Board of Directors of the Family Equality Council, is on the Board of Trustees at Minnesota Public Radio, is on the Open Twin Cities Advisory Board, is on the Amplified Voices Board, and is a member of the advisory board for the innovative entrepreneurial conference, Giant Steps. She is also a member of the Women’s Presidents Organization and was the Emcee for the Women’s March MN in 2017.

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for Nancy

  • 100 People to Know in 2018, Twin Cities Business
  • Minnesota Women’s Press, What Women Want 2017, Favorite Minnesota Role Model for Women in Business
  • Named one of Ladders 101 most influential people in the world of work, management, and career 2017
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, Most Admired CEOs 2016
  • Ernst & Young, Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 Upper Midwest Finalist
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, Diversity in Business
  • Finance & Commerce, Progress Minnesota Honoree
  • Minnesota Business Magazine, Community Impact award finalist
  • NAWBO-MN (National Association for Women Business Owners — Minnesota Chapter), Business Owner of the Year
  • Panelist at the inaugural White House Summit for Working Families in Washington, DC
  • Featured on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams as Best Place to Work in America

for Clockwork

  • Top Company Cultures, 2015, Entrepreneur magazine
  • Best Places to Work, multiple years, Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal
  • Top 100 Workplaces, multiple years, Minneapolis Star Tribune
  • #1 Minnesota Small Company, 2015, Minneapolis Star Tribune
  • Psychologically Healthy Workplace
  • Best Women Owned Business, Working Mother
  • Bicycle Friendly Business awards
  • Silver Wellness award, Hennepin County