Our CEO and Owner Cody Freston has over 20 years of Hospice experience. Cody graduated from the University of Utah. He holds an MBA with an emphasis in Healthcare Leadership. He is active in healthcare community as the publisher of the Seniors Blue Book of Idaho, as the former Board Chair of the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Idaho Chapter, former national board advisor for the Alzheimer’s Association, and has been a national and local congressional delegate for the Alzheimer’s association representing the state of Idaho. Cody is also the Cofounder of Cherry Heights Family Clinic, and is a member of the Idaho Healthcare Association. Cody is also involved in the local business community as the Membership Chair for HAPPEN, a Chamber Ambassador for the Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, and a recipient of Boise's "40 Accomplished under 40."
Christina Pike, Regional Director of Finance
Tina serves as the Operations Manager for Surgical Wound Care Associates, and oversees the billing and administrative support for our wound care programs in Idaho, Utah, Arizona, and Tennessee. Tina also serves as our Hospice Director of Operations. Born and raised in Southern California, she moved with her husband in 2009 to Houston, Texas and was introduced to medical billing, after 3 years there she moved to Boise in 2011. Christina obtained her AAPC Certificated Professional Coder License in 2016 after attending Carrington College for Medical Billing & Coding. She has worked in the Home Health arena for over 10 years, specializing in Hospice for the last 4 years. She is a proud mom of one daughter and her hobbies include wheeling her Jeep, hunting and enjoying the outdoors with her husband and her family.
Pastor Chad Estes
Director of Spiritual Care & Bereavement Services
Chad is an Idaho native along with his wife and their four adult children. He graduated from the University of the Nations in Kona, Hawaii in 1992 with a degree in Christian Ministry and spent close to 20 years working in various leadership roles in a church setting. Chad then developed the Reveal Mission to provide compassionate photography and storytelling art therapies for cancer, body image and life-altering experiences. Chad works with patients and their families, regardless of religious background, to address the spiritual and emotional needs encountered within compassionate hospice care.
COO & Administrator
Joel earned his Masters in Public Administration and Policy from the University of San Francisco. Prior to joining Doctors Hospice of Idaho, Joel served as the principal consultant with Hilltop Strategies where he advised clients throughout the western United States on public relations, legislative communications, and corporate licensure regulations. Joel wears many hats, as he acts as our Operations Director, Administrator, and Digitial Services Director. As well, Joel uses his education and experience to ensure our ongoing compliance and accreditation.