Over 20 Years Of Executive Coach Experience in New York, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, & Across The Nation

“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other”
-John F. Kennedy

The difference between success and greatness lies in our ability to lead ourselves and others. We recognize that organizations can succeed by simply having a great product or service, however it requires effective leadership to realize and sustain great results. Whether you’re looking for an executive coach in New York, Pittsburgh, the Midwest or across the nation — we’re here for you.


We help you take advantage of professional opportunities:

CEO Advisory

CEOs and top-line executives make tough decisions every day. Sometimes it’s hard to objectively develop an overall strategy when you’re busy playing the game!

We provide expert strategic advisory services based on decades of top-line management experience.

Through SAFE private one-on-one coaching sessions or group sessions made up of industry leaders, CEO’s and top line managers achieve personal and professional growth beyond expectations.

Whether you’re looking for executive coaching in New York or across the nation, your personal advisor will hold you accountable for taking action on your professional goals, and share resources and knowledge to help you get there.

Could you benefit from a top-line strategic coach?
Here’s an excellent guide from Forbes on analyzing your need for a professional advisor.

Business Mentorship

SAFE corporate business mentorship differs from traditional coaching programs and business consulting by focusing on more than one-time training workshops or single leadership building retreats. We combine advisory from experienced CEOs and top line professionals, with proven corporate coaching sessions to make a sustainable and continuous positive impact on your personal and professional life.

Your coach will bring an abundance of diversity and real-world experience to your business mentorship program to help you overcome tough business difficulties and capture big opportunities. Your mentorship sessions are designed to help you work on your most pressing business challenges — improving both your professional and personal life.

This is business mentorship that can only come from other experienced business professionals working toward your success.

Leadership Development

Our leadership development programs work because they create a safe environment to discuss tough business challenges where no topic is off limits. If you’re willing to speak honestly about the challenging decisions you’re facing, we will rally around you, listen closely, share our resources, and play devil’s advocate when needed.

You’ll gain new perspectives from an experienced top line coach to help you improve the inner workings of your business, and accelerate your professional career.

We’ll help you expand your view beyond your company walls in a way that traditional CEO coaching and leadership development doesn’t offer.

Partner with professional coaches in New York and across the Midwest and Eastern United States by taking advantage of their lifetime of business success.

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About Sound Advice For Executives


Sound Advice for Executives (SAFE) provides a safe environment for CEOs and high level managers to tackle their tough career challenges with the help of an advisor that better understands your ecosystem.

Sound Advice for Executives an extension of Northpoint Business Advisors, created to help you in your endeavours by enhancing your professional and personal relationships while transforming your future.

If you’re looking for an strategic corporate coach in New York, Cleveland, Pittsburgh or other East coast and Midwestern US cities, we’re here to help.
Richard Van Belzen founded Northpoint Business Advisors in 1995 to help companies of all sizes identify new revenue sources. Since then he has helped more than 200 companies get a fresh perspective of what needs to change to optimize their business for accelerated revenue growth.

Over the years Richard has provided:

  • CEO and executive coaching in New York and across the Midwest and East Coast USA.
  • Leadership coaching
  • Revenue growth counseling
  • Top line career transitions
  • Outplacement
  • Career coaching and counselling to organizations and individuals

Richard and his team work with a diverse array of industries as executive coaches in New York and across the nation, such as:

  • Healthcare
  • Telecom
  • Law
  • Engineering
  • Sales
  • Non-profit
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Management
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Education
  • IT
  • Hospitality
  • Art
  • International business
  • Consulting

Are you ready to overcome tough business challenges and reach your professional goals?

Contact us today and schedule your free consultation.