Kevin Seawright comes to Newark, New Jersey

Posted on April 11, 2018 By

Kevin Seawright is a prominent financial advisor who recently became the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the Newark Economic Development Group. He is considered a veteran of economic development with over 13 years of experience helping to develop East Coast communities. Seawright will be working with Chief Executive Office Alisha Glover and Senior Vice President of Real Estate Franklyn Ore to spur the economy in Newark. Together they will be working with business owners to encourage growth and develop new businesses.

Kevin Seawright earned a Certification in Executive Leadership from Notre Dame University’s Mendoza Business School. Out of school, he worked for the Baltimore municipal accounting department. He successfully restructured the Baltimore parks and recreation area which eliminated the deficit and brought in a profit. Throughout the years, Seawright has worked for a number of public and private companies which has led to his popularity and support. Read more about Kevin SeaWright at

In 2015, Kevin Seawright created a company called RPS Solutions. The goal of the company is to increase homeownership in the Baltimore area. They work to help low to middle income families get qualified for home ownership by finding more reasonable deals in local neighborhoods. Thanks to RPS, people who might not normally qualify for home ownership can get qualified even with substandard credit. They have also worked on recovering abandoned buildings and restoring them to new units as part of the redevelopment.

Seawright believes in community involvement from serving as a Babe Ruth Museum board member to campaign manager for Otis T. Rolley during his bid for mayor of Baltimore. He has helped with many fundraisers for residential development initiatives. He is a leader in financial development who strives to produce positive outcomes. Kevin Seawright will be an asset to the Newark Economic Development Group and will be involved in the development of all Newark areas.