Senior leadership team

  • Mike Bellanti

    Lead Pastor

  • John Bauernfeind

    Executive Pastor of Operations

  • Ingrid Goranson

    Executive Pastor of Life Groups and Leadership Development

  • Dean Stelow

    Executive Pastor of Ministry Environments and Communications

Pastors and directors

  • Pam Arbeiter

    Director of Missions

  • Taylor Klopatek

    Director of Connections

  • George Lessmann

    Pastor of Pastoral Care and Northbrook Men

  • Jon Mahlstedt

    Pastor of Student Ministries

  • Matt McDaniels

    Pastor of Children's Ministry

Assistant directors

  • tara tess

    Assistant Director of Worship and Creativity

  • Vikie Van der linden

    Assistant Director of Life Groups

MINISTRY AND administrative STAFF

  • Matt Beeman

    Sound Technician

  • Chris Carrick

    Sound Technician

  • Jessica Dahlke

    Administrative Assistant for Grow

  • AJ Fink

    Worship Leader

  • Diana Gahm

    Women's Ministry Assistant

  • Julie gumz

    Moms of Influence Ministry Assistant

  • Lee Ann Herbst

    Children’s Ministry Assistant – 3 yrs. - 1st grade

  • Laura Holmes

    Share Ministry Assistant

  • Julie Johnson

    Finance and Accounting

  • Ros Kelley

    Office Manager

  • Danielle Koepke

    Student Ministry Assistant

  • kate Larson

    Secretary / Receptionist

  • Shalanna Mahlstedt

    Student Ministry Assistant

  • niki mies

    Pastoral Care Administrative Assistant

  • Kathy Myszka

    Administrative Assistant for Worship, Communications, Media

  • Sue Reith

    Tech Team Coordinator

  • tracey schaefer

    Executive Assistant

  • Rhonda stelow

    Children’s Ministry Assistant –  2nd - 5th grade

  • Sue Treu

    Secretary / Receptionist

  • Jenni Uribe

    Graphic Designer

  • Paula weimer

    Student Ministry Administrative Assistant

  • Mickey zagorski

    Children’s Ministry Assistant –  Birth - 2 yrs.

Facilities staff

  • amy beth gleesing


  • ernie prystawik


  • Jim Swenson

    Facilities manager

  • myles van der linden