Anthony Petrello: A Successful CEO And Caring, Committed Philanthropist

When times are hard and people are facing difficult circumstances, Tony Petrello has shown he is someone they can count on for help and support. Currently the CEO of the Texas based oil and gas drilling giant Nabors Industries, Tony Petrello has stepped up time and again to give of his time, talent and resources to help people in need. For over two decades Tony Petrello has shown his caring nature by giving generously to a variety of causes and organizations involved in helping people dealing with death, disease and disaster. Not only does he give money, Petrello is always willing to lend a hand as well.

When Hurricane Harvey blew down trees, demolished houses and flooded vast areas of Houston, Texas, CEO Tony Petrello quickly stepped up to help. Every day, Nabors Industries used their cafeteria to cook and serve hot meals to thousands of people impacted by the storm. Petrello also gave $175,000 to the organizations that were providing much needed food, clothing and shelter to the masses of people left struggling in the hurricane’s wake. When employees raised over $173,000 to donate to local charities, Tony Petrello matched the amount to ensure they would have the resources they needed.

The death of Yale professor Serge Lang was another instance in which Tony Petrello showed his generosity. He gave a $150,000 donation to set up a scholarship to honor the famed mathematician. Professor Lang had served as a mentor to Tony Peterllo while he was earning his BS and MS degrees at Yale University. Not satisfied to simply give $150,000, Tony Petrello pledged an additional $150,000 to match any donations other people gave to Professor Lang’s scholarship fund. Petrello felt it was a small way he could show appreciation for the help Professor Lang had provided him. The scholarship will also help needy students gain access to a quality education.

Tony Petrello has also helped Texas Children’s Hospital build their neurological research and treatment center. When his daughter Carena was found to be suffering with periventricular leukomalacia as a newborn, Petrello gave $7 million to the hospital to help create the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute. Tony Petrello also personally worked to help raise hundreds of millions of dollars to complete the project and get the best staff and equipment for it. Today, Tony Petrello continues to be actively involved on the Texas Children’s Hospital’s board of directors.

Check more about Anthony Petrello: https://www.broadwayworld.com/houston/article/Tony-Petrello-Welcomes-Tommy-Tune-Home-To-Houston-20180104

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