Newark CEDC-(Newark Community Economic Development Corporation) announced today a special certificate of completion that was given to their Executive V.P. and CFO- Kevin Seawright from the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame. He effectively completed the second part of the Nonprofit Fund Development Program. Mr. Seawright feels very strongly about completing this program and wants to guarantee the programs continues on with its success in the Executive Leadership Program. He has always felt strongly about participating and being devoted to his community, the school systems, and the government. He feels now more than ever is the time to get involved in groups that can make an impact to make our communities stronger and better.
The Executive Leadership Program was started to keep company executives up with the latest in the non-profit arena. The second part of this program “Leading Nonprofit Boards,” explains what makes up a board and how to run a board to be efficient and to be as effective as possible. In order to be successful, you must lead an organization as the organization expands and grows. He also feels that there is a system to putting together a successful board using orientation, evaluation, training, and finding possible new board members, is imperative to making the organization successful indefinitely.
Mr. Seawright through NJBiz has worked in Financial Management for the last thirteen years for different government agencies in the area. He has worked in many different positions for different agencies all over the East Coast. Mr. Seawright looks forward to completing the third and final part of the leadership program while still working in both of his positions at Newark CEDC-(Newark Community Economic Development Corporation).
Kevin Seawright is a manager in project and accounting working in Newark, New Jersey. Before he moved to Newark, he worked out in the field for local government agencies, various school districts, and in development of real estate in Baltimore, Maryland and in the Washington, DC area. Kevin Seawright was a board member for the Babe Ruth Museum as an advisor and was a coach for several kids’ sports teams in his area.
Kevin Seawright joined the Community Economic Development Corporation (Newark CEDC) as their new manager in May of this year. The group is an organization that handles economic development in Newark, New Jersey and helps bring in, grow, and keep businesses in Newark and encourage real estate growth in the city.