The Chief Financial Officer is one of the most critical executives in any company. And the Newark Economic Development Group recently named a veteran of economic development as their new CFO. That executive, Kevin Seawright, is tasked with organizing and leading the financial operations of the Newark Economic Development Group.
Mr. Seawright brings over 13 years of experience to his new job. In that time, Mr. Seawright has helped develop a number of East Coast communities. Now, the new Executive Vice President and Cheif Executive Officer of the Newark CEDC will help drive more business and economic expansion to the largest city in the state of New Jersey.
The main focus of the Newark CEDC is to help bring business to the Newark area as well as retain and expand existing businesses. The economic group works on various projects including the creation and expansion of commercial corridors, private development, mixed-used planning, neighborhood development as well as residential development.
Kevin Seawright will work with the management team to provide services to business owners and entrepreneurs which include financing and loan programs, business licensing, business incentives as well as workforce development. These services will help start-up and grow more businesses for the city. Follow Kevin Seawright on Twitter.
Mr. Seawright will work alongside President and Chief Executive Officer Alisha Glover as well as Senior Vice President of Real Estate Franklyn Ore. The team will coordinate with Newark business owners to spur economic development. Currently, the Newark CEDC provides their services throughout all 20 of Newark’s neighborhoods.
As the most populous city in the state of New Jersey, Newark plays a large impact on the economic development of the Garden State. The city is the third largest insurance provider center in the United States and has over 100,000 people commute to the city each day for employment. As the city of Newark continues to grow, Kevin Seawright and the Newark CEDC will work to steer the city’s economic development.
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