Kevin Seawright is an African-American finance executive popularly known for his executive VP and CFO position at Newark Economic Development Corporation.
He joined the company back in 2014 after holding top-notch positions at several companies. Seawright attributes most of his success in his professional career to the education he acquired from Notre Dame Mendoza School of Business.
Throughout his professional career, Seawright has been on the verge to command new opportunities and achieve business goals. He is viewed in the business community as an individual with a unique blend of team inclusion, business acumen and financial operations (both in private and sectors).
CFO and executive VP role at Newark Economic Development Corporation
At Newark, he is credited for restructuring the company’s business strategies that have resulted in responsive accounting and finance divisions. Kevin also fostered Newark’s revenue planning corporate processes that have been utilized by the company’s general contractors and subcontractors.
Newark’s technological initiatives are currently aligned to its economic and organizational goals thanks to Kevin’s efforts. The firm’s annual returns also increased by 25 percent ever since Kevin Seawright was appointed to serve as executive VP and CFO. Learn more about Kevin Seawright: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/kevin-seawright-joins-newark-community-economic-development-corporation-300085790.html
Kevin is praised for having solidified Newark’s Human Capital Division. He achieved this goal by improving the division’s components such as change management, compensation adjustment, staff retention and collective bargaining.
Awards and board membership roles
Kevin Seawright bagged the 2010 Bridges to the Future Award for his professional responsiveness. He was also acknowledged based on his ability to apply critical thinking skills amidst tight economic times. Kevin is currently enrolled in an Executive Leadership program at the famed Notre Dame Mendoza School of Business. Read more: Newark economic development group names CFO
His board membership roles benefit institutions such as Babe Ruth Museum, the American Society for Public Administration, the National Association of Black Accountants and the National Forum for Black Public Administrators.
Kevin served in the position of deputy COO at CitiStat, which is a program that focuses on improving City Government’s responsiveness to citizens. He held that position for six years. Kevin maintains his online reputation through his LinkedIn, Twitter and Tumblr social networking profiles.