Old Town, Maine - James W. Sewall Company is pleased to announce that T. Wayne Hampel has joined the firm as Vice President of Marketing & Sales. Mr. Hampel is an award-winning strategic marketing and tactical sales professional with 25 years’ experience in GIS, advanced mapping, and related technology industries. He brings specialized market knowledge of federal, state and local government and of public and privately held utilities, including water, gas and electric, and telecommunications.

Prior to joining Sewall, Mr. Hampel was Director of Government Marketing and Sales at Rolta International and Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Surdex Corporation and ProMaps, Inc., where he managed GIS strategic marketing and sales, strategic partnership alliances, and strategic client accounts in the government and utilities arenas. He has extensive hands-on experience with all aspects of marketing, business development, and sales, including direct selling, sales tracking and forecasting, proposal generation and contract negotiation, and sales staff management and training. His many career achievements include awards for high-volume sales, largest single sale, and commitment to client service.

At Sewall, he will lead the company’s Marketing & Sales, set strategy, and build a high-performing team to bring Sewall’s broad range of integrated services to clients in government, utilities, and the natural resource and renewable energy industries.

Sewall CEO James H. Page, Ph.D., says, "Sewall is delighted to have Wayne on board. He’s an excellent fit, and with the company in growth mode, Wayne’s leadership will help us build on our expertise to develop new partner channels, penetrate new markets, and build market share."

Mr. Hampel says, "Sewall has an amazing breadth of products and services and is well positioned to capitalize on this wide offering. This combined with Sewall’s exemplary reputation in the industry, and quality of staff, is creating exciting opportunities in which I look forward to participating. Sewall is truly an industry-leading company with a professional vision for the future."

Founded in 1880, Sewall is an integrated team of geospatial, engineering and natural resource consultants who partner with clients to create practical, sustainable solutions. The company’s diverse portfolio is based on 100 years' experience in surveying, forestry consulting, and civil engineering; 60 years' in aerial mapping; and 20 years' in geospatial systems and software. In the last 10 years, Sewall’s offerings have expanded to include services in environmental engineering, renewable energy, and web-based technologies.