Kevin Seawright has been active in Baltimore’s development and city services programs for years and now he’s started a new business to make housing in decent neighborhoods affordable. RPS Solutions has been investing in renovating areas of old housing and turning them into nice but affordable housing units.
PR News Wire explained to us that Kevin Seawright explained to local media sources that he saw tough obstacles for first-time homebuyers and lower income families to enter the market, but through renovating these neighborhoods he could help them find good living accommodations.
Brown has not owned his own home despite having a decent job because much of Baltimore’s housing prices have income requirements he doesn’t meet.
Seawright, who had been a mentor and role model to Brown introduced him to the RPS buyer’s program and Brown now has a chance to afford a decent home.
According to Crunchbase, prior to founding RPS Solutions, Kevin Seawright worked in various accounting and municipal fund management positions. He holds both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in accounting from Almeda University and has gained a reputation throughout his professional career for expertise in combining civic leadership with entrepreneurship to address needs for various cities. Learn more about Kevin Seawright: http://vizualize.me/kevinseawright#.WOJjraK1uM8
His experience with the Baltimore city council started as an accounts manager and city resource controller. One of the first areas he addressed in this capacity was the Baltimore public school system.
He also was one of the leaders who brought CitiStat into use for analyzing Baltimore’s public service departments and highlighting which ones needed to be improved.
Another city that Seawright has worked with is Newark as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Economic Development Corporation.
The initiatives this organization started included plans for overhauling old buildings and working with companies such as Boraie Development to transform neighborhoods into business-friendly spaces and luxury rentals in residential lots.
Other organizations Seawright has been affiliated with include National Association of Black Accountants and Notre Dame University’s executive leadership program at the Mendoza School of Business.