Kevin Seawright serves as the CFO and Executive VP of Newark Community Economic Development Corporation, also known as Newark CEDC, and he has a Bio up on the website. Throughout his career, Seawright has spanned both the private and public sectors. Beginning in Maryland, his finance career flourished, bringing his construction expertise and financial management to a private industry.
WIth Seawright’s new position with the Neward CEDC, he believes his efforts are positively helping grow the city of Newark. Economic growth is being encouraged throughout Newark through small business development, diverse communities, highways and railroad lines, as well as a summer employment program employing 3,000 students in Newark.
Seawright is devoted to helping the growth of urban cities while also helping improve the lives of city residents, and he speaks about these things on Twitter very often. Seawright was introduced to financial stewardship as a child while working in youth programs. He enjoyed positively affecting the lives of others in his area.
Seawright is involved with several organizations that strengthen and empower communities. He believes that beyond having positive relationships in life, contributing in a meaningful way to a community is a great mark of success. CrunchBase shows that Seawright’s success if due to his skilled data-driven analysis along with his management skills. He constantly works to improve the economy and people’s lives, which continues to motivate him.
Family is incredibly important to Seawright. He considers his family to be one of his greatest successes. He enjoys sports and watching his children play sports as well. Seawright does not consider his work to be complete in Newark. He strives to make more capital available for small businesses and contribute to real estate projects and construction.
Currently, the Newark CEDC, is whose only client is Newark city, is the primary economic development catalyst for Newark. The CEDC works to retain and attract new businesses as well as help businesses grow by enhancing the capacity for small, mid-sized and minorities. The CEDC also spurs the development of real estate throughout its 20 diverse neighborhoods. By working alongside the city’s Department of Economic & Housing Development, the CEDC initiates and executes programs and activities to create and sustain economic growth, create jobs and give the opportunity of wealth to all of the citizens of Newark. He’s also taken up the mantle of Angel Investor to help bring new ideas and new products to the world.