Anthony Petrello recently organized a Texas-style cocktail party to welcome Tommy Tune back to his hometown, Houston. A graduate from Lamar High, the now renowned Broadway celebrity left the region to launch his career in New York City. He finally came back home and was scheduled to perform at the famous Miller Outdoor Theatre, an event that attracted about 5,000 people.
The party was not only made colorful by Petrello’s pristine home but also entertainments by Scott Graham and Divisi Strings Amp’d. The appetizers and cocktails served at the party were produced from the City Kitchen. Tommy Tune has won a number of key awards in the course of his career.
Anthony Petrello and his wife Cynthia are popularly known for their philanthropic activities. Currently the leader of Nabors Industries, Petrello and Cynthia has donated over $5 million towards medical research. In addition to healthcare, the duo has continued to support education and performing arts in the region through the Petrello Family Foundation. Their love for the community has seen them support the establishment of the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute intended to benefit children living with neurological conditions.
Anthony Petrello Supports Hurricane Harvey Victims in Houston
Petrello has extended his passion for the community to Nabors Industries. The company does not only focus on profit generation but has also made it a culture to give back to the community. Immediately after Hurricane Harvey, Nabors Industries was among the first companies to lend a hand. The company gave its employees paid time off to join relief efforts.
According to the CEO, his employees donated about $173,000 and he contributed a similar amount towards the course. Other than monetary contribution, Nabors Industries’ staff availed themselves wherever they were called to support. The firm also established an on-site kitchen that regularly provided hot meals to the affected local families. Nabors continues to support other national humanitarian organizations. The company directly helps local communities through the Nabors Charitable Foundation.
About Anthony Petrello
Petrello grew up from a humble background in Newark. He graduated with BS and MS in mathematics from Yale University before pursuing his J.D. degree from the respected Harvard Law School. Anthony began his professional career at Maker & McKenzie and later joined Nabors Industries in 1991. Before being named the president, CEO, and chairman, Petrello served in various capacities in the company. He has transformed the company and continues to make significant contributions towards its success.
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