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We attribute the success of ACS to the excellence of our staff. Our Care Managers have degrees in social work and/or nursing. Each is a passionate advocate for our clients and their families.

Kathryn Butcher, President


Kathryn founded her care management company, now known as Attendant Care Services (ACS), in 1999 to provide families and their loved ones with the highest quality geriatric care options and solutions available. Kathryn is a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) and geriatric care manager. She has 30 years of experience, both professional and personal, in the field of aging and caregiving. In addition to establishing and growing her own care management company, Kathryn’s experience includes work in adult day care, psychiatric facilities, transitional homeless shelters and children’s services. She holds a master’s degree in gerontological counseling and a master’s in social work. Kathryn is a member of the National Association of Social Workers, the Aging Life Care Association, and she is a National Certified Geriatric Counselor.

Katherine (Kate) Morris, Project Manager


Kate joined ACS in 2006 and brings the experience of more than 35 years of caring for others to her work with our clients. She earned three degrees from the University of Memphis: a bachelor of arts degree, a bachelor of science degree in Nursing, and a master’s degree in Education. In her career in the care industry, Kate has been a critical care nurse and held administrative positions at the Church Health Center. Her work experience provides Kate a wealth of medical knowledge she calls on while advocating for clients who often have more complicated needs.

Whitney Thacker, Care Manager


Whitney joined ACS in 2018, bringing more than five years of hands-on experience in the care industry, mainly focused on working with older adults and individuals with dementia. She earned both her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and her master’s degree in Counseling from the University of Memphis, graduating with honors for both degrees. Whitney is also a nationally certified counselor. At ACS, she consults with families, conducts in-home assessments of clients, creates personal care plans, coordinates with medical professionals as well as community services, and plans and arranges for alternative housing as necessary.

Marian Miles, Care Manager


Marian joined ACS in 2014 and brings over 24 years of assisting the elderly to her work with our clients and their families. She earned her bachelor’s in Social Work from the University of Memphis and her master’s in Social Work from the University of Tennessee. At ACS, Marian has shared her experience and unique skills in care and geriatric psychiatry with our clients.