Who Is Tony Petrello?
Tony Petrello works for one of the largest natural gases and oil drilling company worldwide. He is very intelligent and has made his mark in life. He is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Nabors Industries, which is a drilling firm. Nabors Industries is owned by Tony Petrello and continues to grow. In the 1960s Tony Petrello founded Nabors Industries.
He is one of the world’s richest people, thanks to the pay he receives as Chief Executive Officer in the United States. As CEO, Tony Petrello donates some of his wealth to philanthropic causes. He has a vested interest in the advancement of research in the medical center and academic backing. This includes Yale University, where he supports the academic foundation.
Tony Petrello graduated from Yale University with a degree in mathematics. He returns to Yale University, to show his gratitude and appreciation to his friend, Serge Lange, Professor of mathematics. When it comes to the medical field, Anthony Petrello helps with his contributions to disorders of a neurological nature. During the hurricane that ravished Huston, Texas, Tony Petrello contributed money to assist in the aftermath of the hurricane.
A Medical Crisis
Tony Petrello and his wife Cynthia are very successful in their business ventures. However, when their first child Carena was born, she was diagnosed with periventricular leukomalacia (PVL). This medical, neurological disorder affects the spine, brain, and nerve. Due to this disorder of the nervous system, it affects Carena’s ability to eat, walk and talk. This is a life-threatening disorder. This was devastating news, but being the fighter they are, they donated money to try to find a cure for this disorder. The research in the neurological field is limited when it comes to treating children. This became very disheartened to Tony Petrello and his wife as they try to find the medical help they need for Carena.
Working With Texas Children’s Hospital
Carena was born prematurely weighing just a little over a pound and has cerebral palsy. Tony Petrello made donations to the Texas Children’s Hospital for research in the neurological area of medicine. Tony Petrello donated seven million dollars to further research at Texas Children’s Hospital. He is a member of the Board.
Cynthia Petrello attends charity events, speaking about the disorder her daughter and other children have. These seminars are done to bring awareness to the severity of this neurological disorder that affects children.