2019

Amazon

Northrop Grumman

Lt. Governor Cyrus Habib

2018

Facebook

Haben Girma, disability rights advocate

Microsoft

2017

Chris Downey, AIA, architect, planner, consultant

Google

Netflix

2016

Comcast NBCUniversal

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Rebecca Alexander, LCSW-R, MPH, psychotherapist, author, extreme athlete

2015

Apple Inc.

Charlie Cox, actor/star of "Marvel's Daredevil" on Netflix

Ward Marston, musician/recording engineer

Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc.

2014

AT&T

Genentech

Christine Ha, chef/author, winner of "MasterChef U.S." Season 3

2012

CBS Television Network

Delta Gamma Foundation

Rocco Fiorentino, musician and humanitarian

Donald A. Goldsmith, Sr. Partner, Private Wealth Services, Holland & Knight

Vornado Realty Trust

2010

Hewlett-Packard Company

HSBC North America

Lions Clubs International Foundation

Rachael Scdoris, professional sled dog racer

2008

IBM Corporation

L'OCCITANE en Provence

Stephen G. Marriott, Executive Vice President, Culture, Marriott International, Inc.

2007

The Honorable David A. Paterson, Lieutenant Governor of New York

Wells Fargo & Company

Whirlpool Corporation

2006

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Bernard A. Newcomb, Co-founder, E*Trade Financial Corporation

Standard Chartered Bank

The Honorable John E. Sununu, United States Senator, New Hampshire

2005

The Blind Boys of Alabama, Grammy-winning gospel music artists

Merrill Lynch

National Financial Partners

2004

José Feliciano, Grammy-winning musical artist

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

Time Warner Book Group

2003

Jermane Mayberry, athlete, Philadelphia Eagles

Pfizer Global Pharmaceuticals, Pfizer Inc.

Verizon Communications

Erik Weihenmayer, mountaineer and author

2002

American International Group, Inc.

General Motors Corporation

Ronnie Milsap, Grammy-winning country music artist

Sun Microsystems

2001

Citigroup Inc.

Patty Duke, Oscar-winning actress

The Honorable John Lewis, U.S. Representative Fifth District-Georgia

Pitney Bowes Inc.

Marla Runyan, Olympic athlete

2000

The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Mitsubishi Electronics America, Inc.

Diane Schuur, Grammy-winning jazz artist

1999

BellSouth Corporation

Barbara Bush, Founder, Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy

Merck & Co.

Theater By The Blind, New York City-based repertory theater company

1998

Marcus Roberts, Grammy-nominated jazz pianist

3M Company

Time-Warner, Inc.

Toy Manufacturers of America

1997

AT&T

Tom Sullivan, singer, actor, author, humanitarian

United Parcel Service

1996

McDonald's Corporation

Stevie Wonder, Grammy-winning musical artist

Xerox Corporation

1995

Bank of America

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company

Sears, Roebuck and Co.

George Shearing, OBE, Grammy-winning jazz pianist

1994

Ray Charles, Grammy-winning musical artist

The General Electric Company

Marriott International, Inc.

The New York Times Company