Karen L Ankrom was born and raised in Moundsville. She is married with 3 sons; and 3 of her 4 grandchildren are enrolled in Marshall County Schools. Karen started in the Data Processing Department in April 1996 and was promoted to City Treasurer in June 1998 upon the retirement of the former Treasurer, Naomi C Simms. On May 11, 2020, Karen was appointed Finance Director by City Manager Rick Healy. Mrs. Ankrom has an Associates Degree in Accounting and Business Administration from West Virginia Northern Community College.
Currently, Karen serves as the Recording Secretary for the Board of Zoning Appealsand the Planning Commission. She also periodically fills in as the Acting City Clerk.