Instructors

Laura Gates

B.A. in Business and Marketing from Syracuse University

Laura brings nearly twenty-five years of experience as a thought leader, consultant and executive coach in the field of leadership and organizational change. She trains leaders in The Purpose Initiative methodology and facilitates team building to improve collaboration and alignment. Laura has been a lead consultant responsible for managing large-scale, complex organizational culture change initiatives and facilitated training programs for diverse levels of thousands of leaders. A professional certified coach (PCC) with the International Coaching Federation, Laura has studied Adult Learning, Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching, Coaches Training Institute, Rational Behavior Therapy, Non-Violent Communications, as well as various 360º Assessments, including EQ360.

Ms. Gates has also presented to the following Clients:

  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  • United States Department of Energy
  • And numerous other satisfied agencies
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She currently instructs classes in:

  • Communication
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Leadership
  • Time Management