Ian J. Abrams, Life Trustee, is an entrepreneur who has created many businesses, beginning with an initial success in the scrap metal market. He enjoys riding a motorcycle and has ridden across the United States and in Europe. Ian is an avid golfer and is a member at Mayfield Sandridge Country Club.

He and his wife, Gloria, were honored by North Coast Community Homes as the 2009 Above and Beyond Award recipients in recognition of their continuing and active support of the mission of NCCH. Ian has two brothers with developmental disabilities, one of whom has lived for over 30 years in an NCCH home.