Kevin Seawright is an expert in financial and professional management with over 13 years of experience. At the young age 12 his parents encouraged him to participate in youth programs in Philadelphia. It was this exposure to community outreach that sparked his commitment to help others. He would gain a Masters in Accounting by 2006 and Mr. Seawright prides himself on achieving financial business goals and opening new opportunities. He relies on both formal education and online education for his growth in knowledge. His goals are to strengthen and empower communities.
WorldClassMagazines really shows that Mr. Seawright has worked in both public and private sectors helping him gain his reputation as a leader in financial management. He has worked in local government, education and real estate development and has put in place many different strategies that has improved accounting in the City of Baltimore. He was also responsible for implementing a new accounting system when he was Managing Fiscal Officer of Baltimore’s Commission on Aging and Retirement. A move that was able to save the agency more than $100,000 in funds. He then moved to become the Payroll Director of the Housing Authority of Baltimore City. Soon after he became the Finance Director of the Homeless Services division of the Department of Housing and Community Development. Later on he served in many financial functions, including Finance Director and Budget Manger that were financially beneficial to Baltimore and bolstered his reputation. He ended his career with the city of Baltimore as a Deputy Chief Operating Officer in education. He gained knowledge of real estate and small build business development through working with Tito contractors in Washington DC a skill he needed in his future position. He has been responsible for managing over $400 million in the public sector and $600 million in the private sector. He now works for Newark Community Economic Development Corporation as Executive Vice President and Chief of Financial and now resides in Newark, NJ. His new position allows him to help small and medium businesses on their development and with their financial needs.
He has been awarded countless honors including the Bridges to the Future award in 2010, being a Met Life recipient and multiple financial responsiveness awards. He has continued his learning, at the University of Norte Dame, by taking a three-part course refining his skill in executive leadership. He has also been a member of the Babe Ruth Museum, The National Forum for Black Public Administrators, American Society for Public Administration and the National Association of Black Accountants.
His ideal of success is his relationship with his family and his community outreach efforts. He believes he is successful due to his great relationship with all of his family and his ability to be close to his daughter. He also enjoys improving his community and making true strides for change. He attributes his success to life experiences and his desire to improve economic conditions for the people of Newark. Mr. Seawright now uses his knowledge and ambition to further the financial endeavors of the City of Newark. Kevin is also a massive fan of Music.