Tony Petrello is the chief executive officer and president of Nabors Industries. It is a top oil and gas company in the United States. Its operations are worldwide. The leadership of Tommy Petrello has been critical in the development of this company. He joined this company in 1991 when it was struggling to establish itself as a significant player in the drilling industry. When he came in, he brought new ideas which have pushed it to the top of the industry. Nabors is now in more than 25 location spread out across the world. Its CEO Anthony Petrello is the highest paid in the country.
Tony Petrello together with his wife Cynthia are motivated about giving back to the community. With the money they have made, they feel that they should do something positive for the people of Houston. Now they are helping in the building of the first-ever neurological research Centre in the country. Although this is a case that is also personal to them, they have decided to approach it in a manner that will help many other people in the country. Tony and Cynthia have a daughter called Carena. Carena was born with a medical condition. He was suffering from a neurological disorder which later developed into cerebral Palsy. This is a condition which paralyzed her entire body. Anybody function which requires movement is hard for her to accomplish.
Tony Petrello and Cynthia have tried to look for the best medical care for their daughter, but they have not succeeded at all. They have been forced to support the development of a medical Centre in Texas which will research treatment of this medical condition. If this facility can make a breakthrough in the treatment of children neurological problems, this will be an advantage not only to Tony and Cynthia but every single person in the country. Children who have gone through a painful childhood would finally have a chance to live like any other normal children. Recently, when the Broadway legend Tommy Tunes visited Houston for a performance, he was hosted for a cocktail party by the Petrellos in their home in Houston. Tommy Tune is one of the sons of Houston who have created a positive impact in the community. Although he no longer lives in Texas, he has a foundation he has started in Houston to nurture the talents of students in musical theaters. Tommy Tunes Awards gives scholarships to students who excel in theatre productions.