About Life Managers & Associates

“Bode Hennegan and her team are caring, organized, focused individuals who enjoy solving problems and working closely with clients to make improvements in their lives.”

– Client Family Member in Montgomery County, PA


Bode Hennegan – Founder & President

Bode is a passionate advocate for independent aging and an experienced resource for aging in place in the Philadelphia region. She holds an MBA from St. Joseph’s University and a BS in Management from Thomas Jefferson University. She is a Certified Aging in Place Specialist and a graduate of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business program.

Bode has a longstanding history of service to the community. She currently serves on the board of the Philadelphia chapter of the Financial Planners Association (FPA) and the Montgomery County Estate Planning Council (MCEPC) and is an active member of the Philadelphia Estate Planning Council, the Life Planning Network, and the American Association of Daily Money Managers.

​An avid runner who competes in multiple triathlons each season, Bode lives in Wyndmoor, PA, with her husband and four children.


Kim Burns – Client Manager

​Kim Burns serves as a Client Manager. Kim is drawn to this role as it blends her innate characteristics of compassion and empathy with her exceptional organizational skills. She first began at Life Managers in 2013 working with a woman who needed help with bookkeeping, running errands, and phone calls. In addition to providing a steady visitor, Kim became another set of eyes and ears for her only daughter who lived in California.

Kim brings decades of volunteer service to Life Managers. A mother of three, she has been extremely involved in her children’s school and athletic activities. An active member of the Parents’ Association, Kim chaired fund and friend-raising events such as book sales, holiday wreath sales and an annual five-day basketball tournament.

When she is not supporting her family, Kim enjoys running and baking. She lives in Philadelphia with her husband and children.


Stacy Cannon – Client Manager

​Stacy supports clients with bill paying, organizational projects and creating solutions for aging in place. Her attention to detail and kind demeanor make her a perfect fit.

Stacy began her career in property and casualty insurance managing and coordinating insurance budgets for hospital systems and overseeing claims. More recently, she worked as a retail manager and home coordinator. Throughout her life, Stacy has been actively engaged in volunteer activities serving on and chairing committees at her church, in her community and at her son’s school.

In her spare time, Stacy enjoys traveling, doing almost anything outside, playing racquet sports and continuing to volunteer.


Erin Sjoholm – Client Manager

Erin Sjoholm supports clients with organizational projects, bill payment and daily lifestyle tasks. As a Certified Aging in Place Specialist, she also conducts home assessments for clients. She holds a BA in Economics from Rutgers University and has a background in insurance underwriting, re-insurance and real estate. Her goal with each client is to make a positive difference in their daily life

Erin is passionate about giving back to the community and volunteers for the American Red Cross in disaster relief operations.

She currently resides in Jenkintown with her husband. In her free time, she enjoys travelling, tennis, gardening and spending time with her family.


Patty McDonough – Client Manager

As a client manager, Patty supports clients with bill paying, organizational projects and creating solutions for aging in place and continued independent living. As a Certified Aging in Place Specialist, she also conducts home assessments for clients.

Patty has extensive experience in the not-for-profit sector including project management and ensuring the fiscal health of organizations. Prior to working at LMA she was a Parish Administrator where she was responsible for budgeting, project management, and the oversight of all finances for the organization.

Patty’s dedication to clients is based on her personal experience in handling the care for her parents as they aged. She enjoys traveling, gardening and any activity that allows her to be outside. She and her husband reside in Glenside and have two adult children.


Lisa McDugall – Operations Manager

Lisa McDugall serves as a Operations Manager. Her heart for serving others coupled with years of business and volunteer experience make her ideally suited for this Life Manager’s role.

Prior to joining Life Managers, Lisa’s business experience included a twelve-year career at General Electric in various finance and management capacities as well as a role with an employee benefits consulting firm. More recently she and her husband owned a hospitality recruiting agency. Lisa has always been and remains an active volunteer in her community including over sixteen years with Main Line Health as a hospice volunteer.


Kathryn Charlton – Organizer

Kathryn Charlton supports Life Managers & Associates’ clients with organization projects. She loves the challenge of restoring order to a disorganized space and finding new homes for client’s belongings that they no longer wish to keep. Her patience and nurturing disposition make her a perfect fit for this working with older adults.

Prior to her time with Life Managers, Kathryn​ volunteered for schools and community organizations. She held multiple leadership positions with Norwood-Fontbonne Academy Parents’ Associations including co-chair of the Merchandise committee and co-chair of the Gift card program.

When she is not working Kathryn loves to travel and spend time with family. She and her husband have 2 grown children and live in Glenside.