About Us

About Us

Randy Carson (Owner)

Randy was raised in Jackson, Tennessee, and is a graduate of Jackson South Side High School and the University of Tennessee in Knoxville.  Prior to establishing Extended Family Services, he has worked in the healthcare business since 1982.  He worked as a hospital administrator for Methodist Healthcare in Memphis, and HCA in Florida.  After moving to Maryville in 1999, he has done extensive hospital / healthcare consulting throughout the country.  He opened the doors of Extended Family in 2004, in hopes of helping out families in need of care for their loved ones.

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Wendy Carson (Owner/Manager)

Wendy was raised in Kingsport, TN and attended East Tennessee State University where she attained her Masters in City Management.  Wendy worked as a financial analyst, planner and grant-writer at various state and local governments and government agencies during her career.  In addition, she has had part-time positions with Maryville City Schools and Haven House.  Wendy is a member of the City of Maryville Downtown Design Review Board and is a member of the Maryville Mainstreet committee.  Wendy joined Extended Family Services in the summer of 2017 as manager of the day to day operation of the agency.

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Tabby Hannah (Client Care Coordinator)

Tabby is a Blount County native and has worked at Extended Family Services as a caregiver since the doors opened in 2004.  She enjoys spending time with her 3 grandbabies, exploring the Great Smoky Mountains, and immersing herself in colonial and Civil War history.  She provided excellent care for her clients as a caregiver and has a background in office management which made for a smooth transition into our office as our full-time client care coordinator since September of 2017.  Having been a dedicated caregiver, she understands both the client and the caregiver and the importance of making a great match for our clients.

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Sarah Fisher (Administrative Assistant)

Sarah was born and raised in Blount County, Tennessee.  She is married and has one daughter.  Extended Family services gave Sarah her first job opportunity as a caregiver in 2010.  She has her CNA license which has proven beneficial as a caregiver, and with her new position on our training staff.  Sarah was asked to join the office staff in January 2018 to provide office assistance/tech support as well as caregiver training.  She continues to assist clients on an as needed basis as well.

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Bethany Anderson (Director of Marketing and Business Development) 

Bethany was raised in Maryville, TN where she attended Maryville High school.  After graduating she attended East Tennessee State University and obtained a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing, and a minor in Digital Media.   She runs a photography business based out of Maryville and focuses on high school senior portraits, and commercial photography.  She now works part time in the office of Extended Family and is helping with social media, online marketing, advertising, and other business development needs.