Kevin Seawright: Building in Baltimore

“Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality”, a quote from American scholar Warren Bennis, one of the pioneers of the modern field of leadership studies. This old adage drapes around the shoulders of financial professional and community leader Kevin Seawright like Superman’s red cape.

Seawright’s resume includes accounting and project management, local government, real estate development but most importantly education and affordable housing. Currently Kevin Seawright is the Executive VP and Chief Financial Officer at the Newark Community Economic Development Corporation (Newark CEDC) in Newark, New Jersey. The goal of the company is simply to encourage business growth. Enhancing small to mid-sized businesses and minority run businesses in the city of Newark along with providing loans to entrepreneurs naturally leads to community prosperity and rousing financial stability. Learn more about Kevin Seawright:

The persistant positive attitude with an ability to adapt to challenging situations makes Seawright the ideal champion for Newark CEDC’s ambitions of working to improve the community.

In an interview with Worldclass magazine, Seawright discusses how all of his life experiences, especially his upbringing, contributed to his ongoing success in his endeavors to beautify the diverse community in Newark. One of the most inspiring projects from Seawright is the affordable housing project that he and RPS Solutions LLC initiated. Read more: Kevin Seawright Talks RPS Solutions LLC on The Larry Young Morning Show

Together with the help of the Baltimore city residents they seek to increase the current home-ownership rate. By facilitating home ownership Seawright and RPS Solutions encourage neighborhood stability and good economic standing in the city of Baltimore, fostering relationships between mortgage lenders and individuals looking to buy.

Kevin Seawright’s Twitter account highlights his dedication to his work, accompanied by articles that he has found helpful in his ever growing education in business. His account is also sprinkled with his love of sports, examples of how teamwork, determination and ambition lead to victory.