Kevin Seawright

Newark, NJ

Kevin Seawright is a financial & administrative operations leader known for his strategic vision andability to achieve business goals and command new opportunities.

For over 13 years, Kevin has used his financial expertise to better communities on the East Coast. He presents a unique blend of business acumen, team inclusion, financial private sector and governmental operations, and outcome efficiency. Currently Kevin serves as Vice President & Chief Financial Officer of Newark Economic Development Corporation. In his career Kevin has reformulated business strategies that has built responsive Accounting/Finance divisions (payables, receivables, collections, and payroll)that consistently delivers results by aligning technological initiatives with current organizational and economic goals. Kevin has also transformed revenue planning corporate processes that have effectively worked across the board for general contractors and sub-contractors throughout the mid-Atlantic region. Kevin’s career accomplishments include revenue enhancements that have helped the forecasting of annual returns increase by 25%, with goods and services rendered. In addition he has solidified Human Capital Divisions improving staff retention, enhancing recruitment efforts, collective bargaining, compensation adjustments, negotiations and change management. These processes have improved standardization, service delivery to customers, and enhanced company performance.

Kevin’s previous endeavors include over 13 years in Executive–level finance, human resources, and capital operational management. He has been responsible for over $400M in city, state, federal, capital, private and bond funds during his career. Kevin has been responsible for over 600M in capital construction educational facilities projects during his career. Kevin has served as Budget Manager, Managing Fiscal Officer, Payroll Director, Finance Director, Chief of Financial & Construction Projects, and Deputy Chief Operating Officer Facilities, and Executive Director of Operations, during his career. He has assembled a reputation as an efficient Director and business leader with an aptitude for immediately establishing a great rapport with staff, cross functional managers, clients, leaders, and constituents.

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    • Washington, District of Columbia