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. 

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.

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.

Fred Ewig

Business Coach
Jersey City
Fred Ewig is a Certified FocalPoint Business and Executive Coach, with a focus on helping youth sports organizations unlock their potential for growth and new opportunities. With more than 20 years of experience and FocalPoint’s proven curriculum, Fred helps his ideal clients gain clarity on their current position and create a manageable path forward to achieve their goals. Before joining FocalPoint, Fred made a significant impact as General Manager of Iron Peak Sports & Events, a premier youth sports facility. He led a business that had to shut down just ten days after opening due to the pandemic into a multimillion-dollar property. In his four-and-a-half years at the company, Fred was instrumental in driving its growth and success. Since becoming FocalPoint coach, Fred has been using his expertise to help youth sports organizations thrive.

Joe Hliboki

Business Coach
Joe Hliboki is a certified business coach with broad experience in several industries including manufacturing, technology and services. As a 17-year Enterprise Sales Team Leader at Cisco Systems Joe’s success was the result of working with business leaders to embrace change and organizational transformation as technology continuously evolved. His experience as a two-time business owner and working at small companies provides him insight into the challenges and the paths to success required to effectively collaborate with Business Owners and Business Leaders to facilitate change and accelerate success.

Noah Segal

Business Coach

Noah Segal is a Certified FocalPoint Business and Leadership Coach who is passionate about empowering business leaders and teams to unlock their full potential. With a corporate background in supply chain management, innovation project and program management – primarily in the fast-moving consumer goods industry – Noah draws upon his experience leading and guiding diverse, cross-functional teams to solve complex problems and unlock value.

As a trusted advisor, his mission is to coach high-performing business leaders to achieve clarity of purpose, master the strategic mindset, and inspire their team to become more than the sum of its parts. 

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Matt Wizeman

Business Coach
Princeton Junction

Matt Wizeman is a Certified Business Leadership Coach with more than 20 years of experience delivering transformational change leadership initiatives in various high-tech industries including – semiconductor processing, robotics, and imaging systems.

After working in both startups and large global corporations, Matt joined the team at Focal Point. His passion for bringing a vision of the future to reality for small businesses and large corporate entities provides Matt with great personal and professional satisfaction. He strongly believes that no one’s business should be a burden, and that all entrepreneurs can achieve their business goals and aspirations.

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