Thirty people were honored at the annual Black Achievers in Industry Awards dinner recently in Adam’s Mark Hotel.

It was the 40th year for the event, which provides an opportunity for business, civic and religious organization to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions in career and community endeavors.

The 2012 honorees are:

• Jonathan Abrams, an information management analyst for HSBC Bank USA, began at the bank 21 years ago as a telephone customer service representative. read more…