Hillside Center (KY)
1500 Pride Avenue
Madisonville , KY 42431-9157

270 821-1813

Our Leadership Team

Tracey Butler
Center Executive Director

Tracey has been with the company for 9 years.  Before becoming the CED, Tracey served as Regional Human Resource Manager for 6 facilities across Western Kentucky.  Tracey is a graduate of Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources. Originally from Owensboro Kentucky and relocated to Madisonville Kentucky. Tracey enjoys spending time with her son as well as painting and refurbishing furniture.

Valerie Howard
Center Nurse Executive

Although Valerie is new to Genesis she is not new to healthcare.  Valerie has been in healthcare for over fifteen years with her focus on long term care.  Valerie began her healthcare career as a Certified Nursing Assistant and worked toward her degree as a Registered Nurse.  Valerie has a passion for providing care to our residents and establishing relationships with the families and residents we serve.  In her off time Valerie enjoys spending time with her two teenage daughters.  Valerie is an avid member of her church where she is involved with youth ministries. She also enjoys running and hiking in her spare time.

Ericka Burbage
Admissions Director

Ericka has been in healthcare for 9 years, starting Hillside Center in 2009.  After 3 years at Hillside, Ericka transferred into the Social Service role before taking the Admissions Director position in 2015.  Ericka was born in Hopkins County KY and has resided there since. Ericka feels one of the best things about HealthCare is getting to know the residents and their families as we go through many things together as families do.

Derek Fairrow
Director of Rehabilitation

Derek is a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant and now Director of Rehabilitation at Hillside Center. Derek is a Madisonville native who graduated from Madisonville Community College in the Spring of 2010. He then went on to Murray State University where he graduated in the winter of 2011 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration. Some of Derek’s hobbies include working out, boating at the lake, and traveling.