Kevin Seawright, the Executive Vice President of Newark Community Economic Development Corporation, gained recognition from Notre Dame Executive leadership program for his exemplary performance in the communities that he serves. The college that granted him a certificate in Executive Leadership, the Notre Dame Mendoza School of Business saw in him a transformative leader and active participant in communities, public education systems and government.
A master’s graduate of Amelda University in the accounting option, Kevin Seawright is a self-made man known for his strategic vision and ability to meet business goals while creating new opportunities. He is a man who wears many hats and apart from his business engagements, he attends to a youth club as a coach.
He started his career in 2011 as the vice president of Operations and Human Capital at the Tito General Contractors Company. His contract with the firm ended in 2013 when he left to join Maryland as the Executive Director of operations. In 2014, he moved on to the Newark Economic development Corporation as the executive president and chief financial officer, a position he holds to date.
Seawright’s working career has shown him as a generous person who is keen on improving the lives of the individuals in the communities where he works. His unique business acumen, work efficiency and team player attributes make him stand out in his managerial duties.
He managed to change strategies to include those that ensured responsiveness in business and those that went in line with the technological changes. He is a firm believer in change at the workplace and embraces changes that positively affect those that he works with and the local communities.
His transformative ways of doing business ensured that Human Capital divisions improved staff retention and lowered turnovers by improving the recruitment efforts, collective bargaining, compensation adjustments and change in management. The results were enhanced standardization, improved service delivery, and improved company performance.
Kevin who acted as the board advisory for the Babe Ruth Museum has received many awards for his financial acumen and responsiveness while serving the municipalities.
The awards recognized his outstanding service and professionalism while thinking beyond the ordinary. He was chosen to be the recipient of the Met Life recipient of the Bridges to the Future award in 2010. It was due to his ability to demonstrate progression through statistics and accountability standards.