Kevin Seawright is a finance/Accounting professional, currently serving as the Chief Financial Officer and the Vice President of Newark Economic Development Corporation. He works in Newark but has worked in other different institutions in different positions through his career achieving numerous accomplishments. He is known to initiate effective business strategies that align with technology to achieve economic goals. Before moving to Newark, Kevin Seawright served in Washington DC and Baltimore in different sectors including Real Estate, Education, and the local government.
Kevin Seawright’s achievements include bringing together Human Capital and enabling efficient recruitment services, change in management, and improving negotiations. These accomplishments have enabled the company’s performance in service delivery. In his tenure as the Fiscal Managing officer at Baltimore’s Commission on Aging and Retirement, he developed an effective system that helped the agency to save over $100000. He later went on to serve as the Payroll Director of the Housing Authority at Baltimore City, before later serving as a Finance Director at Homeless services Division, which was in the department of Recreation and Parks.
Kevin’s hard work and passion towards his city Baltimore started to show when he was appointed Deputy Chief Operating Officer, where he held the position for six years. Seawright first got an insight on Real estate industry when he got the position at Tito Contractors as a strategic partner director. He now focuses all his expertise and experience on developing his city.
Newark Department of Economic & Housing coordinates with The Newark Community Economic Development Corporation to oversee and maintain sustained growth and economic development in the community. The two institutions also work to bring together resources that will produce ample environment for start-ups and small businesses, in order to create job opportunities, and hence raise the standards of living.
Through his team building skills, Kevin Seawright has been able to attain long-term organizational success in all the positions he has undertaken. His unique systematic approach comprising of evaluation and training of the team of board members has earned him a good reputation. He has been an icon to upcoming entrepreneurs as well as those who aspire to take over business leadership roles in society.