Katie Sherman

Katie Sherman

Senior Consultant

Austin, TX

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An experienced behavioral health professional, Katie Sherman has served in clinical and administrative roles with public, private, and governmental organizations within the behavioral health, substance use disorder (SUD), healthcare integration and operational management spaces.

She joins HMA after serving as vice president of international drug policy with The Levenson Foundation where she developed models of care to increase revenue streams and improve access to quality behavioral health and harm reduction services. She also identified and executed funding opportunities for services in addition to consulting and collaborating with partners on changes in international drug policy law and their impacts.

An expert in SUD and medication assisted treatment (MAT), Katie previously had statewide oversight of MAT services in the state of Texas. In this role, she developed policy, oversaw procurement and contracting services as well as capacity growth and quality management for providers and populations with opioid use disorders.

Katie has experience utilizing data and metrics to evaluate and improve programs and assess service delivery, target audience outcomes and financial operations.  She has provided project oversight, cross agency coordination, strategic development, and process improvement to agencies and organizations while securing grant funding, meeting federal CMS and state agency regulations, and improving care and workflows to partners and stakeholders.

In her spare time, Katie harnesses her passion for MAT advocacy by co-facilitating trainings to empower peer support services in Medication Assisted Recovery.

Albeit a millennial, Katie is an avid philatelist with an emphasis on early European stamps. She enjoys listening to and admiring an extensive vintage vinyl collection. Being a native Texan, Katie enjoys amassing a formidable arsenal of cowboy boots.