Kevin Seawright is a former Baltimore city administrator who now is working with the housing authority and other agencies with his new company, RPS Solutions Inc. What RPS Solutions is about is changing Baltimore neighborhoods to have more affordable housing for lower income consumers, and giving them access to safer neighborhoods across the city. Seawright said that he felt the market could be intimidating for many first-time buyers, and that RPS Solutions would work closely with their financial situations to help them get housing that would fit their needs. Jerel Brown, a man who was formerly mentored by Seawright as a youth was able to buy his first house thanks to Seawright’s renovated home buying program at RPS Solutions.
Kevin Seawright holds many certifications including being a certified public accountant and also holding an executive leadership degree from the Notre Dame University Mendoza Business School. His accounting practice has included managing both public and private funds as well as overseeing public construction projects and being on urban planning committees. He began his professional accounting and administrative career in various Baltimore city departments including the parks and recreation and public schools, and was eventually promoted to Deputy Chief Operating Officer of the city. Besides managing the budget and making enough cuts to get a surplus in funds, Seawright also brought effective administrative software into the mayoral office known as CitiStat which helped the finance committees prioritize on departmental needs. Follow Kevin Seawright on Twitter.
Prior to founding RPS Solutions, Kevin Seawright was the financial director for Tito Contractors, a privately-owned construction company that manages housing and commercial developments across Washington D.C. Seawright managed both the company budget and human capital resources. From there Seawright became Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Newark Community Economic Development Corporation which works closely with Newark city officials and private contractors to produce real estate and economic growth strategies. Seawright oversaw various fundraising events and also reached out to community spokespeople prior to returning to Baltimore in 2015. Along with his real estate investments, Seawright also once served as a campaign manager with KLS Political Services, a team that supported former Baltimore mayoral candidate Otis T. Rolley. Read more: http://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/Increasing-Baltimore-Homeownership-is-Goal-of-RPS-Solutions-New-Partnership-with-National-Community-Stabilization-Trust-1002309082