Tony Petrello Ever Advancing
Tony Petrello earned a J.D. from Harvard Law School and B.S. and M.S. in Math from Yale University. It was during his many years being educated that he commenced his successful work life. He began his impressive career back in the late 70s. He first worked at the New York Office of Baker & McKenzie where he served from 1979 to 1991. While there, he was made its Managing Partner in 1986. He has been the president of Nabors Industries Ltd, the largest drilling contractor in the world, since 1991 and its CEO since 2011. He has chaired is board since 2012. In addition to his extensive work in business, Petrello is also a very generous contributor to various charitable causes.
He and his wife Cynthia have given millions to worthy causes but are especially passionate about funding medical research causes that seek cures for children with neurological disorders. Their strongest commitment is toward support of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (better known as NRI). There is a definite reason why they feel so strongly about this. They have a very personal connection to this. Their only danger, Cerena, has struggled with a neurological disorder from birth called periventricular leukomalacia (better known as PVL). This disorder resulted in her developing cerebral palsy.
The couple’s search to find a cure for their daughter has in the past and continues to take them all over the world. Petrello has stated that even if there is only 2% chance of leadership ensures successful, they will readily take their daughter anywhere in the world for treatment. But they are not in this all alone from a personal perspective; they have a lot of support from family and friends alike. With the impressive advances of medical technology and the moral support of their loved ones, the two are very optimistic about the prospects of the future.
And they do not think that they have long to wait. Financial giving is not Petrello’s only medical research assistance. He is actively involved. His medical assistance also extends to serving as a trustee on the Texas Children’s Hospital Board of Trustees.