Kevin Seawright is the CFO and Executive Vice President of Newark Community Economic Development Corporation (Newark CEDC). Starting at the young age of 12, Mr. Seawright was already working throughout Philadelphia’s youth programs, soaking in all he could learn and what he could change in years to come. He then used his experience in city work throughout Baltimore and now has chosen Newark as his home and business.
As a young professional, LinkedIn makes it clear that Mr. Seawright began in the public arena in Baltimore, Maryland. He later used his apt experience to merge into the private sector and is very excited to see the future growth and change throughout the city of Newark. Mr. Seawright attributes his drive and ambition to the work they allowed him at such a young age and credits his parents to his drive and work ethic.
Mr. Seawright has been quoted from his Twitter, regarding the upcoming economic boosts in business and Wi-Fi access and has a passion for the infrastructure within the city. Consistently speaking upon the roads, bridges and transportation throughout the neighborhood- one could surely feel his passion for not only his position, but his home. Ever the optimist, he endures the difficult tasks by transformative eagerness and creativity.
Although Mr. Seawright encourages traditional education, and credits it for his current position, he does not require it be in within the confines of a university. He is eager for students and working professionals to consider an online education, or other means of learning that are readily available.
Mr. Seawright recognizes the lack of viable options for financing, hurting many business owners and potential entrepreneurs. He is very passionate about ensuring the continued growth of his city and the future of the economy. Mr. Seawright attributes his drive and ambition to the work they allowed him at such a young age and credits his parents to his drive and work ethic. A well-rounded addition to the team, Kevin Seawright truly provides a much needed optimistic, constructive drive to the Newark Community Economic Development Corporation.