About Alyssa Gelbard
Alyssa Gelbard is the Founder and President of Point Road Group,
a global career consulting and personal branding firm that helps executives and experienced professionals confidently market themselves to achieve their career goals.
Point Road Group works with individuals seeking a new job, board role or stronger professional visibility to drive business success, and partners with organizations for customized corporate programs. Alyssa is known for her personalized and strategic approach working directly with executives.
A highly sought-after expert and speaker on careers and personal branding, Alyssa delivers presentations to Fortune 500 companies, small to mid-sized businesses, professional associations, nonprofits and universities. She also founded Resume Strategists, Point Road Group’s initial brand, almost 15 years ago. Her unique perspective as a career expert comes from a background in strategic marketing and branding, as well as extensive experience hiring and managing staff throughout her career.
An instructor at the renowned 92nd Street Y and recurring speaker at the NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development, Alyssa is also the Career Management Chair of Financial Executives International NY Chapter. She is an elected member of the Tufts University Alumni Council, serving on the Career Services Committee, Co-Chair of the Tufts Professional Women’s Networking Group and a member of the Paley Media Council. As an Adjunct Professor and Advisory Board Member of the Masters in Sports Administration Program at Endicott College, Alyssa developed and teaches Preparing For Careers In Sports.
Her expertise in career advancement and personal branding has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Inc., Huffington Post, Forbes, Business Insider, CIO, The Street and eFinancial Careers, among many other publications. Alyssa has an MBA in Marketing from NYU’s Stern School of Business and a BA in Sociology from Tufts University.