Kari Sheward, MS, BCBA, Vice President of Clinical Services
Kari began her career in the area of community employment services in 1991. She worked for a community mental health center in various capacities with the majority of her time spent in crisis services for individuals with severe and persistent mental health diagnoses. Kari changed her course in 2013 when her son was diagnosed with autism. She returned to college and earned a graduate degree in Psychology with a specialization in Applied Behavior Analysis. She became Board Certified by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board and worked as a Program Manager and then Clinical Director for a large autism provider. While developing community connections and educating public entities, Kari learned of the services Tangram was providing. She joined the Tangram team as Vice President of Clinical Services in 2019 and oversees the current behavior programs, while also identifying ways to expand programming. Kari and her husband live in Noblesville and share 8 children, 3 daughters-in-law, and 1 granddaughter with more on the way.