Eli Dean was named Ambassador of the Year for 2015 by his fellow volunteers at the Dec. 14 meeting.

Dean is a business development specialist at Tedford Insurance.

Chamber President Josh Driskell praised Dean’s dedication to the community.

“We appreciate Eli’s hard work throughout the year going above and beyond to support the Chamber’s programs. Whether it’s arriving early or staying late, Eli is always ready to answer the call to help make our efforts in the community successful.”

Dean was also elected chairman of the Ambassador program for 2016. Kim Coon, a Jenks-based Edward Jones financial advisor, was elected vice chair.