Anthony Petrello is the CEO, chairman and the president of Nabors industries which is a top leading company in oil and gas production. He had a degree in law from Harvard University and two degrees in mathematics. He grew up in poverty, his parents struggling to make ends meet and he certainly worked twice harder to get where he is right now. Although he had the chance to become a professor of mathematics.
He joined Narbor industries in 1991 and became the chief operating officer then later became the president in 1992. He later became the CEO of the company in 2011. He currently serves as the director of Stewart and Stevenson LLC and is also a member of the board of trustees of Texas children’s hospital.
The Broadway star that Tony Petrello set up at Yale
Anthony Petrello and his wife Cynthia threw a cocktail party for Tommy Tune in their home in Houston in November. Tommy is a Broadway legend who had come to come back to Houston from Texas to conduct a show for his 5000 fans at the Miller Outdoor Theatre.
The scholarship that Anthony set up at Yale
Due to his unwavering passion for education, having had a degree of law from Harvard University and masters from Yale, Anthony Petrello provides talented high school students with scholarships. This act is sponsored by Houston’s theatre, which is aimed at keeping the Houston music theatre alive.
About Anthony’s Daughter Carena
Anthony’s daughter Carena, an eight-year-old was born with a neurological disease known as periventricular leukomalacia, which distracts the brain’s ability to eat, speak or walk, hence she had to do all those things regularly for her brain to adapt. This gave them the zeal to help in funding for research programs behind neurological diseases in children by donating 7 million dollars to Texas children’s hospital, and they were also behind the campaign that raised $500 million for the same.
How Anthony Petrello helped the Houston community during the hurricane Harvey
The employees of Nabors, which is headed by Anthony Petrello, played a huge role in helping their colleagues who were the hurricane victim, which hit Texas in 2017 and destroyed homes. They donated over 3 million dollars and provided the affected families with three hot meals per day. The workers were readily available whenever they were needed in various location. Educational scholarships were also offered to the affected children.