Meet Our Leadership

Koy Butler – Founder & President House of Three, Facilitator of Little Rock House of Three Homes
Koy Butler is a Little Rock native. He graduated from Central Arkansas Christian (CAC) and then received a Communications/Business degree from UALR in 1991. Soon after graduation, he began his career in Long Term Healthcare which has now spanned for over 25 years. Koy was given his first opportunity working with Arkansas seniors as an assistant administrator at a North Little Rock nursing home with the Catlett Corporation. After just a short time, the Catlett Corporation appointed Koy as an administrator of a new Lonoke Nursing Care facility. Having served the seniors at the Lonoke home for over 10 years, Koy was then asked to join Christian Healthcare as administrator at a Jacksonville nursing home. In 2009, he accepted a position as a Regional Director for Senior Living Communities. In addition to his background with nursing care facilities, Koy worked with Assisted Living Facilities for both the Catlett Corporation and Senior Living Communities.

He has been a member of the Arkansas Health Care Association and previous Chairman on the Board of Ethics Committee for the health care organization. Koy, his wife, Laura, and their two children live in Lonoke. Koy is currently serving on the Lonoke City Board, where he has been an alderman for 5 years.

Koy began the House of Three concept with his first home opening in 2013 in midtown Little Rock. Additional homes in Little Rock have been opened and are all facilitated under Koy’s supervision. In 2016, Koy developed the opportunity to allow further expansion of House of Three homes to open throughout the state.

Shane Edwards – CEO of Financing and Licensing House of Three, Facilitator of Rogers House of Three Homes
Shane Edwards was raised in the panhandle of Oklahoma. He began his career in Long Term Health Care immediately after graduating from Missouri Southern in 1995. For more than twenty years, he has worked as a Licensed Administrator, and as a Vice-President of Operations for Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities. He was the Regional Director of Operations for Gentiva Home Health, Chief Operating Officer for Compass Pointe, and Regional Vice-President with Southern Administration Services. As a member of Arkansas Healthcare Association, Shane has been a district President and has sat on the Board for this statewide organization. In addition, Shane has served on the Ethics Committee for Christian Healthcare. Together Shane and Koy have developed a partnership that will allow additional Houses of Three to open within the state. In August of 2016, Shane left his position at Southern Administrative Services and is now working full time with House of Three as the CEO of Financing and Licensing and home owner of two House of Three homes in Rogers, AR.

Advisory Board


Dr. Ann Riggs

Ann Riggs, M.D., C.M.D., is a geriatrician at the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). She is a Professor in the Reynolds Department of Geriatrics, College of Medicine, at UAMS, where she serves as Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs and Medical Director of the Geriatric Community Based Programs.

In addition to her work at UAMS, Riggs is a consultant for the Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care. She has served as a medical director for multiple Arkansas nursing homes, founded the Arkansas Medical Directors Association, and also presides on several national committees for the American Medical Directors Association.

Dr. Mark Pippenger

Mark Pippenger, M.D., from Jonesboro, AR, graduated from the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences and then completed a residency in Neurology at UAMS. Following a few years of private practice in North Carolina, Dr. Pippenger completed a fellowship in Behavioral Neurology and Dementia at the University of California in Los Angeles. With special interests in neurological diseases that affect memory, thinking, and behavior, he then returned to Arkansas as a Behavioral Neurologist where he serves patients within the Walker Family Memory Center, as well as, the Thomas and Lyon Longevity Clinic at UAMS.

Dr. Pippenger is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, and is board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is also a member of the International Society To Advance Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment.

Beth Allen

Beth Allen, LCSW, ACM, is an accredited case manager within the Reynold Institute on Aging at UAMS and the Walker Memory Clinic. She services patients and caregivers through support groups and lectures that empower families with information regarding avenues for best care for those experiencing the disabilities associated with aging. She received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR). Allen is a member of Society for Social Work Leadership in Health- (SSWLHC), American Case Management Association, and Alzheimer’s Association International Society to Advance Alzheimer’s Research and Treatment (ISTAART).

Cindy Orlicek Jones

Cynthia Orlicek Jones is a founder and a principal shareholder of the Elder Law Practice of Douglas R. Jones & Cynthia Orlicek Jones in Cabot, AR. Mrs. Orlicek Jones graduated from Arkansas State University, earning a degree in Business Management. She then received a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

In practice with her husband, Douglas R. Jones, both Mr. and Mrs. Jones have served as advocates and caregivers for their aging parents, as well as, servicing hundreds of families making decisions in areas of Elder Law. Having been in practice since 1987 and with her extensive work with families as they seek the securing and financing of the best care for their loved ones, Mrs. Orlicek Jones is considered as one of the areas’ premier Elder Law attorneys. Cynthia Orlicek Jones practices within the areas of special needs law, as well.

Jane Gunner

Jane Gunner bio

Steve Hammond

Steven currently serves as the Vice President & General Manager for Care IV Home Health Care, Inc. In this role, he oversees the complete operations of four office locations (Little Rock, Hot Springs, Russellville, and Fayetteville) including personnel management, strategic planning, budgeting, marketing, financial management and performance improvement. Steven has more than 27 years experience in the home care and home healthcare industries as an LPN and RN. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Home Care Association of Arkansas and is active with the governmental affairs, Medicaid, and program committees. He is a former member of the Board of Directors and Vice President for the Case Management Society of America, Little Rock Chapter.

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What to Expect

  • 24/7 care with live-in/relief staff
  • Minimum 1-to-3 Caregiver to Resident ratio
  • Webcam accessible to family members at no additional cost
  • Private bedrooms/suites for all Residents
  • Primary-care physician continues direct care
  • Home-health, hospice and or home-based services can be continued
  • Meals provided with personal preferences of food choices and schedules