Kevin Seawright, who served as the executive vice-president and chief financial officer of the Newark Community Economic Development Corporation, visited the Larry Young Morning Show to talk a little about his efforts to bring about affordable housing in downtown Baltimore with his company RPS Solutions. Kevin Seawright explained to Larry Young that his vision is to attract many first-time homebuyers to Baltimore and help them obtain financing to purchase a new or renovated home.
The current homeownership rate in Baltimore is 48.3 percent, and Mr. Seawright hopes to grow that number in Baltimore and create a stable environment economically and socially.
Mr. Seawright explains that he hopes to provide an opportunity for members of the community to invest in the city of Baltimore and take part in the redevelopment of their communities.
Mr. Seawright is a real estate finance expert who has used his skills to help redevelop communities along the East Coast. Seawright has spent most of his career working in government sectors throughout Washington D.C., Maryland and New Jersey.
Mr. Seawright served as a member of the American Society for Public Administration, the National Forum for Black Public Administrators, and the National Association of Black Accountants. IN 2015, Mr. Seawright founded RPS Solutions and holds an MBA. He also served as an advisory board member for the Babe Ruth Museum.
Kevin has held positions ranging from payroll director, managing fiscal officer, budget director and is responsible for helping generate over $600 million in funds for the construction of educational facilities.