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Michael Edgecomb joins Sewall as Business Development Manager. Mr. Edgecomb comes to Sewall after 36 years in the cable industry

James W. Sewall Company announces today that Michael Edgecomb has joined the firm’s Utilities group as Business Development Manager. Mr. Edgecomb comes to Sewall after 36 years in the cable industry, with over 20 years negotiating cable TV franchises, and serving as the cable company’s liaison to Maine and New Hampshire municipalities. At Sewall, his primary focus will be cable TV franchising and broadband planning for communities.

Previously, Mr. Edgecomb worked for Time Warner Cable, where he served in various engineering and operational positions from 1980 – 1999.  For the last 17 years, he served as their government relations director for Maine and New Hampshire, where he developed deep relationships with town managers and selectmen across the two states.

A native of Limestone, Maine, and a veteran of the US Navy and Army National Guard, Mike currently serves as a member of the Wreaths Across America Advisory Board and Route Coordinator for Escort to Arlington Cemetery; a Trustee of the Loring Development Authority Board; as the Maine State Captain of the Patriot Guard Riders; and as a Trustee of the General Henry Knox Museum Board. 

Sewall Vice President Brian Lippold says, “We are very pleased to welcome Mike to the team. His knowledge of the cable industry and his intimate understanding of the Cable TV Franchise Agreement negotiating process, will assist Sewall’s growth in the municipal broadband and cable consulting arenas, and help to expand the availability of broadband to unserved and under-served areas.”

Mike will be based out of Sewall’s Spruce Head and Old Town, Maine offices and can be reached at (207) 817-5530, or via email at

About Sewall:
Founded in 1880, Sewall is an international consulting organization specializing in natural resources, energy, and infrastructure. The company’s diverse portfolio is based on 136 years' experience in surveying, forestry consulting, and civil engineering; 65+ years' in remote sensing; and 30 years' in GIS and other geospatial services.


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