Currently serving as the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at the Newark Economic Development Corporation in New Jersey, Kevin Seawright first used his business management skills in his home state of Maryland when he worked in the Department of Housing and the Department of Recreation and Parks in Baltimore between 2002 and 2005. He was also the Chief Operating Officer in the Baltimore school system from 2005 to 2011.
Kevin Seawright has over 13 years of experience in business management and accounting, having received his Bachelor’s degree from Rocklands University and his MBA from Almeda University. His talent for being an effective leader is what led to him being called on by many organizations to oversee their business operations.
In 2015, he became the Managing Partner and Chief Operating Officer at Real Property Solutions, or RPS. And when he was the Managing Fiscal Officer of Baltimore’s Commission on Aging and Retirement, he developed an innovative accounting system that saved the agency over $100,000.
His business strategies consist of ways to improve efficiency through working together with employees so that they will feel included and valued, which will help to achieve the retention of good workers. This kind of strategic planning and vision is part of the reason why his leadership skills have been so effective. Read more: Kevin Seawright Joins Newark Community Economic Development Corporation
He has been instrumental in helping turn small companies into large organizations, and in transforming smaller cities into more progressive urban areas that provide more benefits and culture to its residents.
In May of 2015, Kevin Seawright was featured in the New Jersey Business Journal, and he is also a member of the American Society for Public Administration, as well as the National Forum for Black Public Administrators and the National Association of Black Accountants.
Kevin Seawright currently has a presence on social media websites, like LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook, where he makes business-related posts, as well as posts about his hobbies and interests.
He has said that he’s always known the importance of serving and being an active participant in communities, government and public education systems. And he credits his parents with instilling in him the importance of learning about financial matters at an early age.
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