In 2015, Kevin Seawright was recruited to serve as the vice president and chief financial officer for Newark Community Economic Development Corporation (Newark CEDC). This corporation has been catalyzing for the economic development of the city. Its major role has been to attract, grow and retain businesses in Newark besides enhancing real estate development across the city. Kevin has a rich background in accounting, diverse capital management and operations management.
For over a decade, Seawright has been bettering the lives of the East Coast communities through his extensive financial expertise. He has vast knowledge on financial management of local government agencies. While serving as the fiscal officer for Baltimore’s Commission on Aging and Retirement, the accountant played a pivotal role in designing and implementing an innovative accounting system.
Through it, he was able to save the agency over $100,000 in funds. Following his success with the system, he was appointed to serve as the payroll director for Baltimore’s Housing Authority. Later, he worked as the finance director for the Department of Housing and Community Development’s Housing Services division. Learn more about Kevin Seawright: https://angel.co/kevin-seawright
At one time, Kevin Seawright was Department of Recreation and Parks’ facilities manager and chief financial officer. Owing to his many years of service to the people of Baltimore, Kevin was appointed to serve as the deputy chief operating officer in the education sector where he worked for six sold years.
At Tito Contractors based in Washington DC, the executive worked as the finance and human capital’s strategic partner/director. It is here that Kevin learnt more about small business development and the real estate industry.
Founded in 2007, Newark CEDC has been providing people with real estate development loan funds, façade improvement grants, discount advertising, tax credits and exemptions, and business counseling services for small business owners and entrepreneurs. Read more: Kevin Seawright & RPS Solutions LLC Fill Baltimore’s Belvedere Square with First Time Homebuyers
Over the years, the corporation has been partnering with the Newark Department of Economic and Housing Development to initiate economic development activities. This way, they have managed to spur economic growth, which has generated jobs besides creating wealth for the populace of Newark.
Before moving to Newark, Kevin Seawright had worked in the local government, real estate and education sectors in Baltimore and Washington DC where he played an active role in enhancing community initiatives.
According to Crunchbase, Kevin Seawright has been one of the members of the National Association for Black Accountants, American Society for Public Administration and the National Forum for Black Public Administrators. Kevin can be reached through his Tumblr, Twitter and LinkedIn accounts.