The Frisco Chamber of Commerce welcomed members of the Frisco business community to its annual gala event Jan. 27. The theme of the ceremony was “Celebrate You!” and served as a way to highlight various Frisco businesses, community members and leaders.

Christal Howard, the chief operating officer of the Frisco Chamber of Commerce, and Tony Felker, president and CEO of the Frisco Chamber of Commerce, presented the awards throughout the night. Incoming Board Chair Ashley Miller and outgoing past Chair Mike Barber spoke at the event. Magician and illusionist Zak Mirz also performed throughout the evening.

The night consisted of 18 different awards, each highlighting a different part of Frisco’s business community. Below are the winners in each category.

Administrator of the Year: Amy Fedele, Altair Global

Ambassador of the Year: Chauny Shivers

Ambassador Team of the Year: White’s Warriors

Business Excellence Award: La Finca Coffee & Bakery and Texas Health Frisco

Chairman’s Award: PGA Frisco, including the Professional Golfers’ Association of America, Omni Hotels & Resorts, the City of Frisco and Frisco ISD

Champion of the Arts Award: Visual Arts Guild of Frisco

Citizen of the Year: Dick Peasley, North Texas Municipal Water District

Corporate Community Champion Award: Credit Union of Texas

Emerging Leader of the Year Award: Vicki Chen, Community Impact

Employer of the Year Award: Altair Global

Entrepreneur of the Year Award: Donny Churchman, Nack Development

Executive Leader of the Year Award: Will Pearce, New York Life Insurance Company

Innovator of the Year Award: Makers Gym

Legacy Award: Catherine Fowler

Newcomer of the Year Award: H-E-B

Non-Profit of the Year: Melody of Hope

President’s Award: Baylor Scott & White Frisco

Spirit of Frisco Award: Ann Anderson, Ann Anderson Insurance

Volunteer of the Year: Amanda Lagan, First United Bank

Editor's note: The original post has been edited to correct an error. The Ambassador of the Year was Chauny Shivers and the Ambassador Team of the Year was White’s Warriors.