Our Team

Our Team of Coaches at FocalPoint Business Coaching of New Jersey is ready to help you grow your business. 

Our Business Coaches are Here for You

Nick Mariniello

Business Coach - Area developer

Nick Mariniello is an accomplished entrepreneur, mentor, and certified business coach with over 30 years of experience and a passion for making a difference in people’s lives. Over the past several decades, Nick has started, built, and sold several businesses that transformed his life. 

Today, Nick designs and delivers programs that make other business owners, corporate executives, sales organizations, and operational teams immediately more effective. He does this by giving guidance and feedback based on proven processes that have been developed over many years of working with companies all over the world.

Margaret Maclay


Margaret Maclay, a certified business performance coach, has more than 25 years of experience in global corporate strategic planning and process development. She has worked for corporations with worldwide reach to develop production efficiencies and strategies to maximize profitability and productivity.

Today Maclay applies her expertise in conjunction with the FocalPoint Coaching method to assist executives, managers and business owners apply emotional and behavioral intelligence to become more effective leaders; identify the most productive and valuable use of their time; develop the most efficient and cost-effective operations; and increase profitability for their companies.

Gerald Covella

Business Coach

Formerly an award-winning journalist
and manager
for Gannett, an internationally known media company, Jerry parlayed his formal education and work experiences in communication, business management and finance to become a successful entrepreneur who has launched numerous successful businesses in the past two decades. 

Garrett Grega

Business Coach

Garrett Grega provides a unique blend of skills, knowledge, and expertise to business coaching and corporate training.
He is a proven product marketer with over 20 years of experience in launching innovative products and building teams for Fortune 500 companies. Today, he combines his experience with the proven methods of FocalPoint Coaching…

John Brennan works with Business Owners and Professional Executives in the legal, health care, financial and wealth management markets.

John Brennan

Business Coach
South Orange

John Brennan is a Certified FocalPoint Business and Executive Coach where he works with Business Owners and Professional Executives in the legal, health care, financial and wealth management markets. John’s objective is to help those executives and business owners to evaluate their businesses current state, and then create a strategic business plan for growth. The final step is to help those executives and business owners then implement their plan and achieve the targeted goals and objectives for their business, their employees, and finally themselves and their families.

A graduate of Rutgers University, John has visited 48 states and has lived in some major cities across America, including New York City, Washington DC, Chicago, Los Angles, Denver, and Omaha.

Michelle Conway

Business Coach

Michelle Conway is a certified business coach with over 30 years of experience helping business owners achieve their goals.  She works with leaders to build relationships to attract new customers, retain current customers and manage reputation.  Michelle’s holistic approach to business is to find balance for the business owner, both professionally and personally.  She enjoys coaching leaders to achieve optimal relationships with customers, employees, vendors, members of community and family and friends.

Michelle has vast experience in disciplines including finance, operations, technology, talent, project management, risk management, procurement, and communications.  She has helped leaders strategically create a clear vision for the future and has achieved many business accolades for her leadership.  As a licensed project management professional, Michelle can lend her expertise in outlining the tactical steps required to achieve goals, including exploiting emerging opportunities, and identifying and minimizing risk. 

Joan Sebring

Business Coach
Joan Sebring is a business improvement specialist with over 20 years of experience in strategic planning, leadership, business operations, and finance. Her values of being authentic, trustworthy and dependable have always driven her to partner and collaborate well with others– leading to a reputation of being the person who you can count on to get results. She works with leaders to strategically plan and achieve improvements to business performance in the form of revenue growth as well as savings in people time, process time & money.

Joan wants every business owner that she works with to feel that they have a trusted advisor by their side. This desire coupled with her experience have led her to where she is today – empowering Leaders on their business journey to help them achieve their true north.

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