Your Edge for Success

Certified Partner

About Your Edge for Success

Your Edge for Success (YES) consultants are your competitive edge for profitability and sustainable growth.

We work with leaders and management teams, ensuring that their people strategy is in full alignment with their business strategy, maximizing employee engagement, retaining top performers, maximizing employee performance, and building high-performing teams that maximize your sustainable growth and profitability. With extensive international experience and an appreciation for different cultures, we support clients in English, French, Spanish, Italian, Farsi, and Arabic.

Team Leaders

Katherine Metres-Akbar

Katherine Metres-Akbar

President and CEO

With expertise in client relations, human resources, training & development, and career support, Katherine, a former Foreign Service officer, and nonprofit executive director provides strategic leadership over our company’s career success, talent optimization, and outplacement lines of business. Katherine holds a Bachelor of Arts with high honors from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University.

Michael Akbar

Michael Akbar

Senior Vice President

Having used Predictive Index since the year 2,000 at his various former businesses, Michael has a deep appreciation for the vision and frustrations of leaders who strive to achieve the best results with the hands they are given by turning any team into a high-performing team. Michael holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from McGill University and a master’s degree in systems engineering from the City University of London. He is a Certified Career Coach and an Accredited Business Advisor.

A great process for our teams to leverage their strengths, to execute and deliver on our strategy. The insight I got out of this simple and quick process was outstanding.

Silvio Renzi - CEO
Previse Solutions