About Gates Group LLC
Gates Group, LLC is a boutique leadership company that specializes in team facilitation, leadership development training, and high-touch executive coaching for start-up founders and CEO’s, executives in transition, and emerging corporate leaders. While most of our clients belong to the technology, banking, and government industries we also have a strong commitment to positive social impact and therefore also work with non-profits. After 25+ years of industry experience, our founder Laura Gates developed The Purpose Initiative ® a proprietary methodology that helps today’s leaders reliably created the conditions for enhanced creativity and innovation.
About Laura Gates
Founder of Gates Group, LLC Laura brings 25 years experience as a strategic consultant, ICF PCC certified executive coach and trusted C-suite advisor for employee engagement, change management, impactful leadership, sustainable cultures, and succession planning. She patented the Purpose Initiative methodology to harness creativity + innovation in teams for breakthrough alignment. Featured as a top executive coach by Culture Amp, her work on conflict resolution with C-suite, Boards and founders was featured in First Round Review.
Clients include VC-backed bio tech and digital start-ups, Silicon Valley giants, the space industry, finance and family-owned founders. She's spoken at True U, Visa Return to Work, Wisdom 2.0 Unplugged, Association of Women in Science, PMI Silicon Valley and WIN in Europe. She has a BA in Marketing + Management from Syracuse University, previously ran a marketing business, and began her career at Citi on Wall Street.
About Sarah Nicotra
Sarah is our Business Manager, in-house Squarespace designer and coach (both ICF and HeartMath certified). As a multi-disciplinary consultant with two Master’s degree’s in Transpersonal Psychology and Organization Management Sarah helps high-level leaders identify their next steps and create the website/brand to unleash their gifts and talents. With well over 1000+ contact hours as a Hospice Chaplain, she delivers an impeccable level of care.
About our NETWORK
Gates Group, LLC has an excellent network of industry experts and accomplished coaches and consultants available to partner on projects.