The Newark website indicates that Kevin Seawright is a financial and organizational leader who has drawn on his fiscal expertise for more than 13 years in both the private and public sectors.
Seawright recently spoke with World Class Magazines to talk about his way of life and
point of view on both his personal and professional life.
He said in the magazine story that his parents made the first move for him at the age of 12 by introducing him to the financial world where he began working in youth programs in Philadelphia.
His early enthusiasm motivated him to transform the lives of the young as well as adults in Philadelphia, Baltimore and most recently in Newark, New Jersey.
Seawright explained his success from the interview centers on family, both direct and extended. He also said his closest relationship is with his daughter and he enjoys her relationship with her grandparents, cousins and other family members, as a broadening of his endeavors.
What’s more, he calls attention to having a say in the community as another achievement. At his most recent position as CFO and Executive Vice President of Newark Community Economic Development Corporation (Newark CEDC) he talked about making loans available to small and mid-sized businesses who would not be able to secure the needed capital.
Newark CEDC, which was founded in 2007 and restructured and renamed in 2014, is the primary economic growth means for the city of Newark. Before joining Newark CEDC a year ago, as an angel investor Seawright was employed in the areas of local government, education and real estate development in Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, D.C.
Seawright said the combination of his life experiences help him in his daily work and that working on improving the economy and people’s lives motivates him. He looks ahead to achieving more success in Newark, especially being a factor in construction and real estate projects as well as providing resources to smaller and medium size enterprises.
He is recognized for his tactical insight and expertise in accounting, business ventures and diverse asset management. In his line of business, Seawright offers a one of a kind mix of business shrewdness and working as part of the team.
Seawright said on Twitter that he is ready to change his approach and ideas all the time to adjust to demanding circumstances that need a resourceful resolution and he credits these aspects to his many triumphs.
Seawright is an MBA and currently attending Notre Dame Mendoza School of Business for Executive Leadership. He has been a member of the American Society for Public Administration, the National Forum for Black Public Administrators and the National Association of Black Accountants.
He also worked as an advisory board member for the Babe Ruth Museum and a coach for local youth sports teams.