Helping You Build A Better Business
Tangram Business Resourcing ensures long-term success by helping you formulate and implement a clear direction and strategy for disability inclusion.
We work with you to:
- design a disability inclusion plan to achieve your recruiting, training and retention goals
- help you access any tax credits and hiring incentives that are available.
- build awareness within the disability community
- access talent to meet your business needs
- assimilate new hires more readily into the workplace
- develop environments, training, measures and ongoing supports for high performance and long-term job satisfaction.
The results can help establish your business as an employer of choice, committed to disability-inclusion.
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Tangram has pioneered innovative options in living since 1985, helping individuals with disabilities plan, support and sustain ways to live and work actively and independently within their communities. Applying their expertise in developing tools and support systems for people with disabilities, Tangram's consulting team helps businesses craft and implement successful strategies for building a disability-inclusive workforce.
Working strategically with companies and federal contractors, Tangram Business Resourcing helps:
- create corporate policies and practices that support inclusion;
- train management, supervisors and co-workers;
- develop job accommodations and supports;
- leverage tax credits and hiring incentives;
- access qualified, skilled candidates;
- develop onboarding processes and supports for successful integration; and
- build communication and awareness within the disability community.
Angie Tyler, CPA, President and CEO of Tangram, Inc., is a graduate of Indiana University, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. She started her career in public accounting, moved on to corporate accounting, then settled in the not-for-profit healthcare field. Angie is a Certified Public Accountant who brings over 15 years of not-for-profit and healthcare accounting experience to her role as President/CEO of Tangram. For the past 5 years, she has overseen all fiscal responsibilities for the organization, including payroll, financial statement processes, accounting responsibilities, taxes and audits. She is a member of the Indiana CPA Society and the ARC of Indiana. Angie and her family are especially passionate about the challenges faced by individuals with disabilities, as she is the mother of a young man with disabilities.
Kathy Bernhardt, Managing Director of Tangram Business Resourcing, has over 15 years of successfully establishing corporate and community relationships. Kathy's entrepreneurial passion, drive, and vision helped Tangram develop and implement Tangram Business Resourcing, a consultative service that helps businesses establish diversity-inclusive workplaces.
As the leader of this service, Kathy provides consultation in a variety of areas to help strengthen businesses and their employment structures. Her work is focused on disability and inclusion and the development of disability outreach initiatives for companies. Most recently, Kathy has been the project leader for a disability inclusion initiative at a national retail chain, providing over 50 presentations and trainings for retail stores, distribution centers, and call centers across five states.
Kathy specializes in building partner relationships on both state and national levels and strengthening connections between a variety of businesses and their communities. Through her strategic communications and marketing initiatives, Kathy enhances the goals of the businesses with which she works and creates community-based cultures that recognize the importance and the value of inclusive workplaces.
She has been an avid volunteer and active member of the communities in which she lives. Recently, Kathy received the Kiwanian of the Year Award from the Kiwanis Club of Indianapolis, of which she is currently a member. She is also a current Board Member of the Kiwanis Foundation and a member of IndySHRM's diversity committee, the U.S. Business Leadership Network (USBLN), Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE), Diversity Round Table of Central Indiana, and Indiana Industry Liaison Group (ILG).
Kathy has had speaking engagements with Texas Diversity and Leadership Conference (2016), Indiana SHRM Conference (2015), and the Diversity Round Table.
Kathy received her Bachelor of Arts degree from texas Tech University.
Steve Clossey, Director of Employment Initiatives, brings more than 20 years of experience working for human service organizations in Indianapolis Steve has extensive experience brokering, coordinating, and ensuring quality services for individuals with disabilities and their families. His work has included case management services, facilitating programs that foster transitions from high school to work for students, strategic planning, and program evaluations. Steve is managing internal business development for the organization and strives to promote both the value and image of Tangram. He provides consultation in a variety of areas with regard to the hiring and employment of individuals with disabilities, including recruitment, onboarding and job coaching. He also directs and manages the property and assets of the organization.
Additionally, Steve exemplifies the qualities of a highly effective life coach, another service he currently provides for Tangram. A good listener with consistent and persistent follow-through, he has outstanding interpersonal skills. A lifelong resident of Indiana, he has an extensive network of colleagues and is well-connected to his community.
Steve is a graduate of Butler University, where he received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public and Corporate Communication.