Tony Petrello, the CEO of Nabors Industries, is not only known for his role in business. As one of the top CEO in America, he has a good reputation for assisting the country make good progress in the oil and natural gas drilling industry.
However, apart from his role as the CEO, he is also passionate about philanthropy. He is currently supporting various philanthropic causes which are personal to him as part of giving back to the community.
Tony Petrello is a product of community support. When his parent could not take him to a good university that could nurture his skills in mathematics, he was spotted by the Yale University who offered him a fully paid scholarship to study and be mentored in their institution. He was mentored by his longtime friend and the then Professor of Mathematics at the university known as Serge Lang. Together, they worked on various mathematical theories before he left the field to practice law.
Anthony Petrello has always been a problem solver. It is something within him. He loves taking up new challenges. When her daughter Carena was born, she developed a neurological problem known as Cerebral Palsy. This is a condition which stopped her from going through the normal development process as a child. She could not learn basic human abilities such as walking, eating and talking. The condition which normally affects coordination of body parts affected her whole child to an extent she could do nothing on his own. For instance, it took him seven years to learn how to chew food. All through she had to live on liquid food.
The neurological condition of his daughter challenged Petrello to try something new away from his business life. He joined philanthropy to try and find a solution to his daughter while at the same assist other parents who have children suffering from neurological problems. Tony Petrello had gone to all the best hospitals in the world looking for any which could treat the neurological disorders her daughter had. Unfortunately, he found that there is none which had a facility that catered for neurological in children.
Tony Petrello being a problem –solver did not sit back and watch his daughter suffer. He decided to do something about it. He visited Texas Children’s Hospital which had a center that cares for children’s medical needs. He liaised with them and found out that they were already in the process of developing a neurological research center that would research on the causes and treatment of neurological disorders in children. He vowed to support Texas Children’s Children realize their goal through financial donations and fundraising.
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