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Find your Gateway


We utilize our network and resources to find you solutions.

01. Strategic

Our team has diverse experience. We all come from different backgrounds and experience. Our commonality is our ability to gain perspective and think strategically to support our clients.

02. Professional

Our values go beyond the usual professional standards. Creating relationships and making sure we are the right fit for you is our goal. We role model the professional behaviors that matters.


During the engagement you’ll experience the synergy of our team. We like each other, we love the work we collaborate on, and we enjoy bringing that same energy to your organization.


What We Do Best

Business Essentials

Mission & Vision

Core Values

Culture Assessment


Business Tools

Strategic Plans

Capacity Building

Project Management


hiring Tools

Job Design

Interviewing Workshop

Onboarding Plan

HR Administration

Employee Handbooks

Development Plans

Sexual Harassment Training

HR Support

State Compliance

Conflict Management

Leadership Development

Executive Services

Executive Coaching

Board Development

Succession Planning


A Team Of Professionals

The desire to improve is only half the recipe for change and growth. Most businesses find it challenging to engage outside resources. Realizing the process can be overwhelming, time consuming and costly, Mark and Lisa decided to build their own team to deliver and empower change. Providing resources, networking and solutions Gateway Consulting & Coaching, LLC was formed to help individuals and business work on the business as well as in it. Through a discovery process GCC identifies systems and tools that will help organizations navigate their teams through change. GCC provides the foundational tools every business can benefit from. 

Lisa Sears, MSM, CAPP

Founder and Consultant

Lisa helps people show up in the world at their best. She is a capacity coach, accountability partner and resiliency teacher. With over 20 years of experience as a leader she coaches small business owners, sales associates, non-profit organizations and individuals in the fundamental skills necessary for positive productive engagement. For more information about Lisa click here.

Mark Modzeleski, CFS®, CLTC®, AIF®, CFBS®

Founder and Consultant

Mark is proud to be both the president and founder of Legacy Wealth Advisors of NY a financial services firm working with small businesses, families and individuals with a particular interest in Agriculture. Since 2000 Mark has partnered and worked to support businesses and families to help them achieve their version of success.   Mark brings positive actionable progress to projects and works to help people find balance between what needs to be done and what they’d like to be doing. For more information on Mark click here.

Jody Hatch

Consultant and Project Manager

Jody provides clients with a unique perspective of moving from vision to reality. She is an advisor, workflow efficiency consultant, and implementation manager. Her experience in the past 20 years is in sustainable agricultural businesses. A Masters in Education, and Type Coach certification brings a well-rounded design plan to teams in the thick of growth or change. She uses her personal variety of business ownership experiences to provide insight into the many facets of business development.

Jody’s teaching style and ‘boots on the ground’ approach is geared to provide a team with a fun and efficient path towards strategy, clarity, and connection. She provides tools/resources and supports the implementation process as an active participant, challenging both individuals and large organizations in their process development goals. A lifelong learner, Jody has pursued her quest for learning, teaching and connect others in designing strategies that put shape to the ideas that matter to them most.

Jennifer Daily

HR and Administrative Specialist

Jennifer is a systems and process professional. Jennifer has experience and expertise in human resources, low-income housing, insurance and medical office administration. She has extensive background in day-today HR management and has partnered with dozens of companies to help in the administration, process and compliance of the ever-changing human resource landscape. She has worked with several CRM platforms and help offices digitize their documents. She like to listen observe and help others by sharing ideas. Jennifer studies business administration and marketing at LeMoyne College. 

Nicole Cizenski

Client Success Specialist

Nicole brings a wealth of administrative and operational experience to our team. She has been instrumental in developing operational procedures and back-office processes to create efficiency in many professional settings. Nicole aids our consultants in organization of projects and accounting procedures for the entire team. She enjoys using her resources and personal experience to support her peers.

Get In Touch

6456 Collamer Road

East Syracuse, NY 13057
+1 315 440 7061