Karen Cyrus named director of business management at AAA7

Karen Cyrus was recently named director of business management at the Area Agency on Aging District 7 (AAA7).

Cyrus joins the AAA7 from TYKMA, Inc. in Chillicothe and Control Micro Systems, Inc. in Winter Park, FL, where she was the Chief Financial Officer managing all financial and treasury functions of the sister businesses. Other work experience includes Flour-BXWT in Piketon, where she served as the Controller; The Kitchen Collection in Chillicothe, where she was the Director of Finance and the Corporate Controller; and Ohio Precious Metals, LLC, in Jackson, where she served as Chief Financial Officer.

Cyrus is a Certified Public Accountant and received both her bachelor’s degree in Accounting and master’s degree in Business Administration from Ohio University.

In her new role at the AAA7, Cyrus oversees the financial affairs and treasury management of the agency and all matters pertaining to oversight of fiscal operations. She develops and directs agency and program budgets in partnership with the Executive Director, as well as preparation of financial analysis of operations for the guidance of management.

Cyrus is a native of Cheshire, and currently resides in Jackson with her husband. She has a son, Andy, and daughter-in-law, Emily, who reside in Dublin, Ohio; a daughter, Kiersten, who resides in Tampa, Florida; and one step-daughter, Jackie Ann, who resides in Chillicothe. In her spare time, Cyrus enjoys traveling, running, personal training her clients and leading group exercise classes as a certified personal trainer. She also serves as the Treasurer on the board of the Jackson Area YMCA.

On joining the AAA7, Cyrus shares, “I am very excited to have joined the AAA7 family and share in the mission to enrich the lives of our seniors and others who benefit from our services.”

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