How Kevin Seawright is Spurring Sustainable Economic Growth through Successful Private-Public Partnership in Local Communities

Kevin Seawright is a finance and administration expert with a passion for executive finance, human capital, and operations management. He has over 13 year’s active industry experience. Presently, he is the Executive Vice President and CFO of the Community Economic Development Corporation, CEDC, in Newark since 2015.

The CEDC oversees economic development activities in the city of Newark. Primarily policy formulation to attract business interests including capital financing and partnerships focused on real estate development in the city.

At CEDC, he gained the recognition from the Mendoza College of Business Unit of the University of Notre Dame. This is for transformation leadership in implementing successful non-profit financing towards education and community development programs.

Using his passion for empowering local communities, he has maximized on the principles gained in working with government agencies to bring growth to his community. Economic inclusion in community planning and a creative approach to fiscal management strategies are the tenets that lead to successful public-private partnerships.

Prior to CEDC, Kevin Seawright gained invaluable experience in education, government, and real estate. His move to the private sector was hot on the heels of an award-winning finance management career with the city of Baltimore, Maryland.

According to Crunchbase, Kevin Seawright is adept at getting organizations to achieve efficient outcomes through restructuring capital, technology infrastructures and internal processes.

While at Baltimore City Community College, he is credited with implementing funding policies that delivered improved operational budgets by millions of dollars. He helped negotiate collective bargaining agreements with unions.

He restructured personnel policies to enable transparency in accounting and personnel performance. Under Kevin’s leadership, Baltimore City can boast of operations that are more efficient. There is increased productivity and goal alignment between business, government and the needs of the local community.

Kevin Seawright is a social media and networking aficionado who is very vocal on Facebook and Twitter. He also serves as Operations Vice President at Tito Contractors. He is associated with organizations such as Babe Ruth Museum, National Association of Black Accountants and American Society for Public Administration. Kevin enjoys family, travel, and sports.

He is passionate about youth empowerment programs coaching local youth basketball teams and contributes to charitable campaigns through the church.

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