When you hear the name Tony Petrello you probably think of the company Nabors Industries. Tony Petrello is the chief executive officer of the oil company Nabors Industries which is located in the state of Texas.
As an oil executive one would probably expect Tony Petrello to be very versed in the latest trends in the oil and extraction industries or to be aware of how to best serve consumers both at the corporate level and the individual level when it comes to energy use. Your expectations would be correct as Nabors Industries is one of the leading oil companies in the United States.
However there is much more to Tony Petrello than his background in the oil industry. Tony Petrello has also done his part to help pioneer advancements in the field of children’s healthcare. How many people are likely aware of the achievements that Tony Petrello has made in the oil industry they are probably not aware of his efforts with regard to supporting healthcare in Texas. CEO Tony Petrello has used his personal resources to help advance medicine where the issue of child neurological disorders are concerned.
Tony Petrello’s interest in child neurological disorders comes from a personal place. He and his wife Cynthia have a child who was born with a neurological disorder. Their experience attempting to provide the best quality of life that they could for their daughter let them to understand that both research, information and treatment with regard to child neurological disorders was quite lacking. Tony and his wife Cynthia saw this problem and decided that they would use their personal resources in order to do something about it. Cynthia and Tony Petrello decided that they would do their part to make life easier for children who are dealing with neurological disorders by donating to a local health institution. The Petrello family decided that they would donate $7 million to the Texas Children’s Hospital. The hospital was able to use the gift from the Petrello family to concentrate their efforts on researching neurological disorders. The $7 million dollar gift that Tony Petrello and his wife Cynthia gave was used by the Texas Children’s Hospital to launch a research initiative that is known as the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute. The Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at the Texas Children’s Hospital is doing innovative research on that is working on providing solutions to neurological disorders that did not exist mere decades ago.