Kevin Seawright has built a reputation as a whiz in finances and economic strategies. He began working with the Newark Economic Development Corporation in 2015 and leads the company. The company fosters economic development in real estate throughout New Jersey.
Kevin’s experience in financial management is diverse and includes capital management, business processes management and accounting. He attended Mendoza College in Indiana and earned his Master in Business Administration.
Kevin’s work at Newark directly effects the economic growth of businesses by growing, attracting and preserving the businesses. He helps businesses diversify and encourages business startups. Learn more about Kevin Seawright: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevin-seawright-7869a052
He previously worked for the Commission on Aging and Retirement in Baltimore as a Fiscal Officer. His strategies cut expenses by around $100,000 with the implementation of his new system for accounting.
Kevin moved upwards through the ranks where he began as the Payroll Director. He was soon in the position of Director of Finance which led to him becoming the Chief Financial Officer.
Eventually Kevin was the Deputy Chief Operating Officer for the Education Department, the Department of Recreation and Parks, the Department of Housing and Community Development and the Housing Authority. His knowledge of business, unique team skills and proficiency were well demonstrated while he was working for the city of Baltimore.
Crunchbase reported that Kevin Seawright worked as a strategic partner in the private sector when he was with Tito Contractors. During his time with the company their revenue increased 25 percent. This was an exceptional accomplishment and is not common in business.
Kevin Seawright has been featured on numerous media outlets including the Market Watch, epodcastnetwork.com, the Market Wired and Worldclassmagazines.com. Market Wired magazine said he has an incredible reputation for his reorganizational skills in New Jersey businesses.
Kevin is a member of the board for the Babe Ruth Museum, a member of the American Society for Public Administration, the National Forum for Black Public Administrators, the National Association of Black Accountants and coaches a local sports team for youths.
His skill in finances combined with his professionalism won him the Bridges to the Future award in 2010.