Succeeding with Passion and Adaptability: Kevin Seawright

Kevin Seawright was recently interviewed by World Class Magazine on his success in Newark. Mr. Seawright is the CFO and Executive Vice President of Newark Community Economic Development. His passion stems from his childhood. He gives his parents credit for giving him the proper foundation to excel in his life and career. He has devoted his life to helping urban areas flourish and has helped the change the lives of those residents. Throughout every one of Mr. Seawright’s endeavors, he remains adaptable to ever changing scenarios and maintains a positive attitude.

Using his life experiences and his academic career, Mr. Seawright is a well-rounded individual and an excellent leader. He uses a straight forward management approach that has given him positive results. He believes that the success of Newark’s urban communities is a “true mark of [his] success”. He has been able to use his expertise to help small and mid-sized business owners get their businesses started with loans where these business owners would not have the capital to do this on their own. Besides helping businesses grow in the community, Mr. Seawright has also helped the surrounding neighborhoods and residences.

Mr. Seawright has proven his financial expertise and his successful leadership skills. He envisions a brighter and bigger picture than others and strives for that goal. He can work prosperously in a team setting and adapt to changes along the way. He is able to connect with people and maintain those relationships at an individual level as well as at the local, city and state levels.

As Almeda University alumni, he holds a degree in accounting and a Masters of Business Administration. Mr. Seawright began his career with Baltimore City as the Deputy Chief Operating Officer. He then took a position with Tito Contractors as the Vice President of Finance and Human Capital. He then became the Executive Director of Operations in Maryland. And in 2014, took his current position as the Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Newark Community Economic Development. His professional experience has been successful because his hard work and passion.