Windsor, NJ — Christian Andrew Wethe is being recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Trusted Professional for his excellent work in the Civil Engineering field and in acknowledgment of his work with the US Coast Guard.
Now retired, Mr. Wethe has had a long and successful career spanning multiple fields and decades of experience. He has many years of experience as a civil engineer and planner, and dedicated decades to his country with his service in the US Coast Guard and US Coast Guard Reserves.
To prepare for his career in Civil Engineering, Mr. Wethe began at Brown University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering in 1964. Next, he attended Tufts University in 1967, where he graduated with a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering. In 1967, he also joined the United States Coast Guard. A decade later, he returned to school, attending Central Michigan University, where he received his Master of Arts degree in Business Management in 1981. A highly educated professional in his line of work, Mr. Wethe is a Registered Professional Engineer.
In previous roles, Mr. Wethe taught Civil Engineering at Tufts University from 1966-1967, and worked as a research engineer for the College of Marine Studies at the University of Delaware. Mr. Wethe worked as a research engineer for more than ten years, managing two research support labs and collaborating with faculty members on research projects. He found and processed samples from coastal locations to aid research developments. As the owner of Wethe Engineering Associates, Mr. Wethe operated an environmental consulting business from 1983-1985.
Mr. Wethe retired as a Commander in 2005 after over two decades of exceptional work in the US Coast Guard. He enlisted in the military in 1967, and served until 1971 as Commander. He then dedicated 18 years to the US Coast Guard Reserves, developing a computer program to assist in planning emergency responses. He worked in Portsmouth, VA, as a contingency planner until his retirement in 2005. The program is still utilized long after his retirement, leaving a lasting impact.
Awards and recognitions for Mr. Wethe’s decades of dedication include the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, Marquis Who’s Who Top Engineers, and Marquis Who’s Who Milestones. He has recently been featured in a profile video produced by Marquis Listee Videos. Mr. Wethe is affiliated with the American Society of Civil Engineers, and is a Lifetime Member of the Reserve Officers Association in recognition of his military service.
Mr. Wethe attributes his successes to his listening skills, which allows him to implement ideas and facilitate collaboration. On a personal note, Mr. Wethe enjoys staying involved in his community. He helps with tax preparation through the American Association of Retired Persons, and is a parishioner at his local church.