Mary Byrd with New Orleans Firemen’s Federal Credit Union is our Chamber’s 2021 Ambassador of the Year. She has earned the “Ambassador of the Month” designation many times over the past several years. Despite the challenges presented by the COVID pandemic she remained positive, enthusiastic, and dedicated to the Chamber’s mission. She attended NUMEROUS committee meetings, webinars, networking events, member orientations, and ribbon cuttings. She encouraged businesses to join the Chamber and recruited 10 new members in 2021. Her passion for the St. Tammany business community and the Chamber is contagious. She earned over 2,265 “Ambassador Points” in 2021—the most ever on record—by recruiting new Chamber members, connecting with current members, and attending events. Due to her dedication, 2021 was a successful year for the Chamber despite the many challenges presented. Congratulations Mary!