Kevin Seawright is known for the role on the advisory board of the Babe Ruth Museum as well as a famous coach for the neighborhood in sports. Right now, he lives and works in New Jersey, and is the Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of the Newark Economic Development Corporation, which was founded in 2007 to improve various businesses in Newark, New Jersey.
Kevin Seawright has been announced as the new chief financial officer of the Newark Community Economic Development Corporation (Newark CEDC), highlighting the focus of the Newark CEDC to attract, retain and grow businesses in the state’s largest city. Kevin Seawright, has a rich background.
The former deputy chief operating officer in the education sector is known for his strategic mind and talent for achieving business goals, creating new opportunities, and his strong leadership, being a veteran when it comes to leading in financial and administrative operations.
For more than 13 years, Kevin Seawright has used his skills and experience in finance to improve the life of communities on the East Coast.
Having worked as the Managing Fiscal Officer in Baltimore’s Commission on Aging and Retirement, he created a new accounting system that was able to save the agency over $100,000 in funds.
From there, he continued to work for the betterment of Baltimore when he was assigned as the Payroll Director of the Housing Authority of the city, and his work for the city didn’t end there.
Crunchbase revealed that Kevin Seawright also became the Finance Director of the Homeless Services Division in the Department of Housing and Community Development. From there, he worked as the Chief Financial and Facilities Officer for the Department of Recreation and Parks.
All of these jobs were before he became the Deputy Chief Operating Officer in the education sector in Baltimore for six years. Finally, the job that he had where he really learned and got an insight into the world of small business and real estate, is where he worked as the strategic partner director for Finance and Human Capital at Tito Contractors in Washington, DC.
Now, Kevin Seawright is bringing all those experiences and skills that he learned from those previous jobs to Newark. His goal is to do in Newark what he did to make the cities of Baltimore and Washington better, and he will do all these through The Newark Community Economic Development Corporation in collaboration with Newark Department of Economic and Housing Development.
All of this is to spur the growth in Newark and sustain economic developments in the community. To add, another great thing that the Newark CEDC does is augmenting small businesses in the city. This in turn, of course, adds more jobs to the community, and more jobs mean more food on the table for families.
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