The Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce has named Jean Halpin, director of OhioHealth's Westerville Medical Campus, as its 2010 Business Person of the Year.

The Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce has named Jean Halpin, director of OhioHealth's Westerville Medical Campus, as its 2010 Business Person of the Year.

According to a chamber press release, Halpin was selected in recognition of the leadership and enthusiasm she has brought to the various positions she has held in the chamber and in the Westerville community.

Through OhioHealth, Halpin has been active in the chamber since 1996. She has been involved with the music and arts committee for many years and has served as committee chair, logistics chair and silent-auction chair.

Halpin has been appointed to the chamber board of trustees.

In addition to the chamber, Halpin also is involved in the Westerville Area Resource Ministry, the American Occupational Therapy Association, the Ohio Occupational Therapy Association, Rotary Club and Girl Scouts.

The chamber will honor Halpin during its annual dinner at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 25 at the Crowne Plaza Columbus North.

Other finalists for the annual award were Bill Bishop, of Associated Insurance Agencies; Steve Brown, of Payne & Brown Insurance Agency Inc.; Scott Hrabcak, of Real Living Business/The Commercial Partnership; and Janet Meeks, of Mount Carmel St. Ann's.