Kevin Seawright is a financial professional. Currently, he is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Executive Vice President for the Newark Economic Development Corporation. His education includes earning a Master’s Degree (MS) in Accounting, as well as an Executive Leadership Certification from the Notre Dame Mendoza School of Business.
With degrees in hand, Seawright took on the world of finance and brought to the table his unique strategic vision and the ability to achieve business goals and discover or develop new opportunities.
His career accomplishments he has been instrumental to improve the retention of key staff, maximizing recruiting efforts, effective collective bargaining, negotiations and change management and the adjustment of compensation. Read more: Newark economic development group names CFO
He has also been responsible for reformulating business strategies that help build responsive accounting and finance divisions that include payroll and collections, and accounts payable and receivable. His work in that area has delivered results by meeting and often times exceeding current economic and organizational goals and aligning technology based initiatives with current and ongoing goals.
Kevin Seawright has been credited with expediting delivering end products to customers, along with superior customer service and maximized company performance.
Other areas in which he excelled were at the executive level in capital operational management, human resources and managing more than $400 million in city, state and federal dollars, along with bond and private funding for several entities.
Kevin Seawright is recognized for being an efficient and effective business leader, the ability to establish a tremendous working relationship with his staff including managers at all levels. Learn more about Kevin Seawright: http://vizualize.me/kevinseawright#.WOJjraK1uM8
His basic philosophy, and one that has served him well throughout his career has always been to recognize and promote reliability and efficiency in union and non-union negotiations, vendor negotiations, facilities management, capital and finance and company operations. He believes business works best with accountability.
PR Newswire beleives that Kevin Seawright has also worked in city government for a number of years and managed school spending and activities for a student population of more than 78,000. He also integrated the school system accounting within the city’s CitiStat software for more efficient accountability.
By incorporating the data into the city system rather than a standalone system allows users to look at performance from an overall quantitative perspective.