Kevin Seawright is financial and administrative operations leader and for over thirteen years has used his proficiency in finance to improve communities on the East Coast. Kevin is currently working for Newark Community Economic Development Corporation (Newark CEDC) as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. The corporation works with the Economic and Housing Development of Newark to maintain economic development in the city. Founded in 2007 the company was formerly known as the Brick City Development Corporation, but was redesigned in 2014 and changed to Newark CEDC. The aim of the establishment is to attract and enhance businesses in the twenty neighborhoods of the city. They provide grants, real estate development loans, and business counseling services for entrepreneurs and small businesses.
Kevin spoke about his work at Newark Community Economic Development Corporation in a recent interview on the Local Talk News. In September 2014, he was appointed the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Kevin also told World Class Magazines the primary goal for the corporation is assisting small businesses in the community including markets, clothing stores and jewelry shops. They help the companies by providing small businesses loans.
Newark CEDC works alongside other Economic Development Corporations and some banks to assist businesses in obtaining funding. The organization supports all good small business plans in achieving the assistance they need, but they must be located in Newark. That’s why it was such a smart move for the NCEDC to hire Seawright. The company can offer loans of up to twenty-five thousand dollars to help the small businesses. For loans of more than twenty- five thousand dollars, CEDC will assist in partnering the new company with other financial organizations.
Kevin says on Twitter he feels Newark CEDC is an important component in the assistance and success of small businesses in Newark because the agency offers help with financial documentation and training in tax reporting. Follow Kevin via his SoundCloud profile to pick up on what else he’s got going on.