Whertec Leadership in Industrial Process Equipment Inspection and Maintenance


As General Manager, Pete is involved in all aspects of Whertec’s business. An experienced executive, Pete has successfully recruited new leaders to the Whertec team, and in the process has built a company uniquely qualified in the industry.

Pete has built and marketed several businesses, led projects teams, planned and implemented operations, and developed innovative technical process improvements. His specific education in business, along with a mastery of the materials and application processes, help give Whertec customers the competitive edge.

Pete personally visits and inspects ongoing projects to ensure that Whertec clients across North America and Europe receive the best technical, cost-effective solutions. He thrives on working with customers, preparing innovative programs and recruiting new people to help the company grow. Pete’s real-world expertise, combined with a drive to exceed customer expectations, has earned him a reputation for excellence.

Member of:

  • ASM International (American Society of Materials)
  • Thermal Spray Society
  • NACE (National Society of Corrosion Engineers)

MARK SMITH, VP of Operations

As Vice President of Operations, Mark is responsible for keeping Whertec’s nationwide project teams and divisional operations running smoothly. Experienced in personnel management, logistics, project management, transportation, customer relations and quality assurance, Mark oversees the processes that assure employee responsiveness and customer satisfaction.

Other Key Leadership


Kevin Smith earned a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Tennessee Tech and is the technical director for Whertec. He is the program manager for LaserClad™ Overlay and the creator of the largest manufacturing site of its kind in the industry today. Mr. Smith has over 20 years of experience serving the needs of the power utility industry and he holds boiler contractor licenses in Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina and Virginia. Kevin is a member in good standing with the American Welding Society and holds their Certified Welding Inspector (CWI®) certificate.


When adding decades of experience to corporate accounting knowledge dedicated to manufacturing, sales and service organizations, the answer is Tricia Wilson. She joined Eutectic USA in 2007, earning the respect of leadership and a promotion to Controller at Whertec.

Tricia possesses the skills and solutions to enhance the growth and innovation requirements for The Reliability Experts® as we embrace globalization.