Tony Petrello is the CEO and president of Nabors Industries. Nabors Industries is the top gas and oil drilling company in Texas. Though he runs a very successful company, it is not all about the work for Patrello. For Petrello, it is about giving back. He is known for his generosity when it comes to things that he deeply cares about.
CEO Tony Petrello and his company Nabors Industries took action during and after Hurricane Sandy. The employees took time off from work to go help those most affected by the storm. They went to several locations along the Gulf Coast to help families with whatever they needed. Petrello did offer to give these employees paid time off for their help. The employees did not stop there. They created the Nabors Disaster Relief Fund, which Petrello matched the contributions made by his employees. The kitchen at Nabors Industries was put to use by making three hot meals a day for everyone who needed food.
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Education is also important to Tony Petrello. Petrello won a scholarship to attend Yale University. While attending Yale, a professor took Petrello under his wing and whom Petrello admired greatly. Professor Serge Lang, well-known mathematician and author, recently passed away. To honor the beloved professor, Petrello donated $150,000 in the form of an endowment fund. Other alumni also made donations to the fund. Petrello decided to match the donations made by the alumni.
Petrello has a soft spot for all things in Texas. This includes famous Broadway legend Tommy Tune who calls Texas is home. Recently Tune returned to Texas to put on a show for is local fans, and he was welcomed back with open arms by Tony Petrello. Petrello threw a welcome home party for Tune, and he invited the entire advisory committee for the Miller Outdoor Theater and 50 of their closest friends.