Barbara Branagan-Mitchell, owner of Branagan Communications Consultants LLC in New Milford, was recently named the Waterbury Regional Chamber’s 2016 Ambassador of the Year.

Celebrating 24 years of success as a sole proprietor entrepreneur in 2017, Branagan-Mitchell received her award during the Chamber’s annual meeting March 30 at La Bella Vista banquet facility in Waterbury.

She has been a volunteer ambassador with the Chamber since 2009, and in 2010 she received one of the chamber’s most prestigious awards of service: the Volunteer of the Year Award.