Tony Petrello: A Philanthropist With A Big Heart

Anthony Petrello is also was known as Tony Petrello graduated from Harvard University with a degree in law and did his bachelors and masters in Mathematics at Yale University. His career kick-started in 1979 when he got employed by Baker & McKenzie law firm. He worked as the Managing Partner of the firm based in New York for five years.

Tony joined Nabors Industries as COO in 1991. He later in the following was given the tenure as the President of the company. Tony has been the President, C.E.O and the president of the Board of Governors of Nabors Industries since 2011. The company is based in Hamilton, Bermuda. It is the world most prominent geothermal and natural gas drilling contractor. It operates in many countries in North America, Africa, Middle East and the Far East.

Anthony Petrello is the director of the Stewart & Stevenson law firm, Hilcorp Energy Company, and the Texas Children’s Hospital and is also a board member of Trustees in the hospital. He also got to work as the chairman of MediaOnDemand.com. He is also an ambassador for children with neurological disorders. He has donated a good amount to fund the new medical research known as the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute. He and his wife founded the Petrello Family Foundation; an organization which aims at improving education, healthcare and performing arts.

Recently, Tony with his wife Cynthia hosted Tommy Tune; a Broadway celebrity in his hometown, Houston Texas. Tommy was returning to the hometown. There were other 50 guests invited for the occasion. The occasion was colorful and splendid. Tommy and Tony go way back before he got to work in Nabors Industries.

During his education at Yale, Tony’s professor was so impressed with him for his hard work and resilience. He joined the university through scholarships grant. Due to this, he has established a Yale scholarship that helps students from low-income families to pursue their dreams. The student must also have an impressive transcript to get the scholarship. Tony Petrello during the hurricane Harvey, helped his company’s employees. The company offered them a paid leave to help the victims of the disaster. It also provided a relief fund and an onsite kitchen to offer meals to families affected by the hurricane.

Tony Petrello has been blessed in so many ways. However, he has been faced with his daughter’s health problems. His daughter; Carena was born with periventricular leukomalacia which leads to cerebral palsy.

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