Real Leaders®️ Unveils Its 300 Top Impact Companies List of 2023

Rockville, MD (JANUARY 18, 2023): Behavioral Framework and its Chief Clinical Officer, Angela West, were announced today as a 2023 Real Leaders Impact Awards winner. Real Leaders recognizes the rise in purpose-driven businesses worldwide, proving companies can thrive and help build a better world. Behavioral Framework is one of only 300 Top Impact Companies recognized by this year’s awards programA virtual ceremony will be held on February 16, 2023, to honor the winners. 

Angela West, Chief Clinical Officer & Founder, founded Behavioral Framework with her husband, CEO Kyle West. West is a Board Certified and Licensed Behavior Analyst with over 15 years of experience. Her deep passion for children diagnosed with autism has led her to devote her entire career to maintaining and restoring ABA programs with solid leadership, research-based programming, and thoughtful care. Her extensive mental health and ABA experience provide diverse programming and behavior management knowledge. Behavioral Framework is a leading provider of ABA therapy in Maryland, Virginia, and DC, with a vision of providing exceptional care and better client outcomes for children and families impacted by autism. They are one of few family-owned and locally operated autism service providers in the region.  

“We are very honored to be recognized by the Real Leaders Impact Awards,” said Angela West, Chief Clinical Officer & Founder of Behavioral Framework. “Our entire team works with passion and dedication to provide exemplary and compassionate care to the autism community. Passion motivates us, progress sustains us, and measurable results help our clients reach their lifelong potential!”

“This is our fifth annual ranking, and the number of award winners has tripled. It’s encouraging to see how this movement is going mainstream with businesses all over the world,” said Mark Van Ness, Founder of Real Leaders. “We are excited to welcome new and past company winners to the impact movement and into the Real Leaders Impact Awards community.”

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About Real Leaders

Real Leaders is a membership community for impact leaders with a global media platform dedicated to driving positive change. It’s on a mission to unite farsighted leaders to transform our shortsighted world. Founded in 2010, Real Leaders recognized early on that businesses bore a responsibility to be as cognizant of their impact on employees, society, and the planet as they are on their bottom line. Real Leaders is a B Corporation, member of the UN Global Compact, and is independently owned.

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About Behavioral Framework

Behavioral Framework is a leading family-owned and locally operated provider of ABA therapy in Maryland, Virginia, and DC, and an INC 5000 company for the second consecutive year, with a vision of providing exceptional care and better client outcomes for children diagnosed with autism and their families. Behavioral Framework was founded out of a strong desire to deliver consistent and superior care with a holistic and collaborative approach that serves the whole family. Behavioral Framework is devoted to the pursuit of providing excellent, honest and compassionate care for the autism community. Our local focus allows us to devote 100% of our time and resources to serving our own community. We’re proud of the work we do and always impressed by our client’s achievements. We’re honored that we’re able to achieve transformational results in our hometown, for our neighbors. For more information on our work and the people who make it happen, connect with our Facebook page, engage with us on LinkedIn, and follow our Instagram.