CEO/C-Suite Executive Coaching

Working with founder owners CEOs or executives at the C suite level requires a set of special skills in order to help them achieve their business goals. For most owners and executives, growth, profitability equity and sustainability are the hallmark deliverables for their companies and corporations. Joel works with these executives to help them achieve their goals in each of these areas.

Small/Mid-Cap Business Coaching

Small and mid-cap companies and founder/owner businesses require a unique menu executive leadership services to allow them to thrive and sustain. These companies have all achieved some level of profitability, but they inevitably struggle with challenges of scaling and increasing their sector penetration and range. Joel provides critical executive leadership services to these companies including capital acquisition, talent acquisition, management development, digital optics, and marketing initiatives.

Professional Transition Coaching

Working with clients in San Diego, Newport Beach and nationally Joel provides a well-developed strategic protocol to facilitate executives and other professionals transition from their current professional location to a new career destination. Whether moving laterally or vertically within or out of sector, fulfilling an unrealized dream, pursuing a passion project or major career arc change Joel helps professionals successfully achieve these transitions.

Family Owned Business Advisor

One of Joel’s professional specializations is providing executive leadership services to family owned companies. Given his background in psychology, Joel understands that at the heart of every family owned company there is a biological family. Thus, executive coaching in this sector is characterized by an understanding of the way in which family roles and dynamics interact with business roles and dynamics to produce a unique and highly complex mix of situational factors which are germane to profitability, equity and succession.

Management Team Building

Joel works with growing companies and he helps their management teams develop in tandem with the companies maturation In this context he provides talent acquisition services because many companies lack the executives they need to out perform the competition in the marketplace. Joel then helps the management team to higher achievement by utilizing leadership interventions which allow managers to understand both their own roles, the roles of other newly minted executives, and how these roles interact with each other as well as the growth arc of the business

Music Production

Joel is a principal at Starcrossed Media, a music production company. For many years as a performer and producer Joel has worked with major artists including David Crosby, Spencer Dryden, Grace slick, Bill Kreutzman, Bob Weir among others and he has recorded and performed with his own bands RJFOX, Oasis and STARCROSSED.


Joel is the host and producer of the national podcast Career Lab featuring America’s career counselor Julie LaCroix. Julie and Joel have been colleagues for years, actively consulting successfully on many business engagements.

In this podcast they help adults of all ages work through complex career challenges, from early career launch issues to sophisticated mid career transitions. Using their knowledge, insight, charisma and rapport they understand their guests at a deeper level, stimulate their career growth and provide useful lessons for all of us on career development choices and career arc transitions and achievements.

You can find the podcast on iTunes.

About Joel Siegel PhD/APC

Joel Siegel Ph.D. provides a full suite of executive leadership services to his business clients, ranging from start ups and small cap management teams to C-Suite executives and CEO’s. Joel works with small to midsize companies experiencing significant growth, as well as family owned businesses, founder/owner companies, law firms, and a wide variety of other executives as well as professionals involved in career transitions.

Over the past 25 years as an executive coach, clinical psychologist, entrepreneur and music producer, Joel’s experiences and achievements have allowed him to understand what makes a successful person, a rewarding project, and a profitable, sustainable company. Joel’s professional outcomes personify “Value delivered Value derived”