After any disaster, residents can realize which companies are more interested in caring for the people apart from just making profits. In 2017 when Hurricane Harvey hit Houston and the surrounding areas of Texas several homes and properties got destroyed. Various businesses within Houston stepped up to assist after the disaster. Such companies include the Houston Food Bank, H-E-B as well as the Nabors Industries.
Since a friend in need is a friend indeed, Tony Petrello, the Chief Executive of Nabors Industries has cultivated a culture that minds so much about the people in need and especially within the surrounding community. Evidently, at the time when Hurricane Harvey destroyed the city, Nabors Industry workers offered relief efforts. As a result, the company compensated them for the time they were off duty as a sign of appreciation for their services. It is also in the public domain that Nabors Industries carries out various community development activities such as fundraising and organizing special events. During spare time, the workers of the company would visit the local fitness center for a workout and sometimes they would take coffee in Naborhood Café. Petrello is proud of the culture embraced by his team, and he looks forward to serving them better moving into the future.
Tony Petrello is familiar among those that follow charitable events as well as philanthropy in Houston. He is a guy that takes social responsibility seriously by demonstrating it regularly. Houston is the epicenter of his philanthropic focus and efforts in spite of the fact that he is initially from New Jersey. He enjoys donating generously with his wife Cynthia whom he met in college. Also, Tony and Cynthia are passionate about the promotion of education. The Yale University graduate interacted with Professor Serge Lang who became his mentor and had a positive impact on him. Professor Lang was a renowned author and a respected mathematician.
Anthony attended Harvard University where he obtained J.D degree from Harvard Law School. Also, he acquired MS and BS degrees in Mathematics from Yale University. In 1979, Petrello’s professional journey started from Baker and McKenzie law firm. He was the Managing Partner of the firm’s New York office from 1986 to 1991. He then Joined Nabors industries in 1991 as Chief Operating Officer and became president of the company in 1992. Until June 2012, he served as the Deputy Chairman of Nabors Industries since 2003. Besides, Tony Petrello served as Director of MediaOnDemand.com, and he is the Director of Texas Children’s Hospital.
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