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Christ Haven Pentecostal Church and Kevin Seawright Partner To Help Unite Philadelphia Communities

During the holiday season, members of the Christ Haven Pentecostal Church and Kevin Seawright, the CEO of RPS Solutions, demonstrated the type of brotherly love that defines the city of Philadelphia. The church and the company partnered together to hold a toy drive and holiday luncheon for their community. Over 200 children of all ages were in attendance for the toy drive. This event helped to brighten the holiday for these children, as many of their parents may not have been able to provide Christmas gifts for their children otherwise.

While the adults celebrated over their favorite foods at the luncheon, the highlight for the children was the toys and the new friends they made while participating in the various activities. It was a time of reflection over the previous year and anticipation of hope in the coming new year. The theme of the day was about people coming closer together as a community. Watching the children in attendance playing together showed that it was indeed possible for the community to be close again as it once was. Read more about Kevin Seawright at weeklyopinion.com

This type of event was not new for the members of Christ Haven Pentecostal Church, which has been a stable fixture in the community since the 1980s. The church has been a place where people of diverse backgrounds are welcome. The church started the outreach ministry under the leadership of William F. Todd Sr. to serve the people in the community.

Kevin Seawright CEO of RPS Solutions, believes in empowering communities and has always been actively involved in the community. He has experience in education, local government, and real estate development. While in Baltimore Maryland he served on the advisory board for the Babe Ruth Museum and coached little league sports. He was also a member of the National Association of Black Accountants, the American Society for Public Administration, and the National Forum for Black Public Administrators. RPS Solutions builds new homes and renovates buildings to provide affordable housing to Baltimore communities. The company also works with individuals to help them become financially stable so that they can qualify for home ownership.

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Kevin Seawright Is Now Turning Baltimore’s Old Housing Into Shiny New Neighborhoods

The housing market in Baltimore may be about to change for the better if a company named RPS Solutions accomplishes it’s mission. RPS Solutions was founded by Kevin Seawright who has recently returned to Baltimore after being a development specialist in a Newark, NJ organization. He decided to help minorities whose background has prevented them from buying a home in the past find more affordable housing and get financing assistance while doing so. The company also works with contractors to renovate older homes and make the neighborhoods safer and more attractive. Jerrel Brown, an employee of Baltimore’s housing authority who knew Seawright as a young man and had formerly been unable to buy a home is now able to thanks to what RPS Solutions has done through its renovation program.

Kevin Seawright actually started as a public accountant and fund manager for Baltimore working first for its parks and recreation and then serving as Deputy Chief Operating Officer of its schools. His experience with city funds includes managing municipal bonds, accounts receivable, budgets, allocated funds and a plethora of other high-priority public accounts. He also helped the mayoral office make even more informed decisions for the city by introducing CitiStat, an analytical software that gathers data from various departments and let’s administrators know which need the most improvement. See This Page for more info.

Kevin Seawright also was a campaign manager while still serving at Baltimore’s city hall, but after the mayoral candidate he supported didn’t win election he entered the private sector. He managed contracts and building funds for a couple years at Tito Contractors in Washington D.C. from 2012 to 2014, and later that year he was invited to join the Community Economic Development Corporation in Newark as its vice president and Chief Financial Officer. Seawright was placed in charge of construction initiative budgets and also hosted fundraisers with city council leaders and numerous real estate investment companies during the year he served in that organization. He left late in 2015 because he felt the work he could do with Baltimore’s housing would have even better lasting impacts. Seawright earned an executive leadership award from the Mendoza School of Business at Notre Dame and is also a recognized member of the National Black Public Administrators Forum.

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