Celebrating our Previous Pittsburghers of the Year
As we honor the 2020 Pittsburgher of the year, take a look back at previous honorees and their significant, unforgettable contributions to our city.
2015: Jewish Healthcare Foundation President and CEO Dr. Karen Wolk Feinstein, Entertainer Billy Porter, Peoples Natural Gas President and CEO Morgan O’Brien
2014: The Fred Rogers Company
2013: Pittsburgh Pirates
2009: Pittsburgh Penguins Coach Dan Bylsma and Pittsburgh Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin
2008: The late Randy Pausch, Professor at Carnegie Mellon University
2007: Manchester Bidwell Corporation President and CEO Bill Strickland
2006: Philanthropists Henry Hillman & Elsie Hilliard Hillman
2005: Playwright August Wilson
2004: Olympic medalists: Swin Cash & Lauryn Williams, Nobel Prize winners: Finn Kydland, Edward Prescott & Wangari Maathai, Philanthropist: Teresa Heinz Kerry and Pittsburghers who helped victims of the Hurricane Ivan floods.
2000: Mellon Financial Group Chairman and CEO Martin McGuinn, Pittsburgh Cultural Trust CEO Carol Brown, PNC Bank Corporation Chairman Tom O’Brien
1999: Mario Lemieux
1998: Champions of Regionalism, 60 leaders of southwestern Pennsylvania