Category: CEDC

Kevin Seawright Builds Financial Partnership With The City

Financial guru Kevin Seawright is the current Vice President and CEO of Newark’s Central Economic Development Corporation (CEDC). Seawright has over 15 years of experience working within both the state and private sectors.

Before accepting taking on the role with the CEDC, Seawright worked for the city of Baltimore. He provided his financial expertise within the Department of Aging and the Department of Human Services. Seawright saved the city over $100,000 yearly by completely overhauling the financial programs. Seawright’s work has been highly-beneficial for clients and staff.

Kevin Seawright also worked as CFO for Tito Construction. This job led to him being named Head of Operations for the state of Maryland in 2012. With the CEDC, Seawright is responsible for raising funds for the non-profit organization.

The corporation, which recently reopened after a 3-year hiatus is in dire need of direction of the direction that Seawright offers.

The CEDC designates monies for start-up businesses in the area. The goal is to revitalize the area with minority-owned businesses. Seawright recently completed an executive leadership program at the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza Business School for Executive Leadership. The program is designed to help professionals who manage businesses and non-profits.

Kevin Seawright sits on a number of local boards including the Babe Ruth Youth Foundation and the National Organization of Black Accountants.

Kevin Seawright routinely speaks to youths all over the city to express the importance of education. His proven leadership skills and positive results is a testament to his devotion to the city of Newark.

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