Businessman and philanthropist Tony Petrello has made a name for himself in the drilling industry. He was once the highest paid CEO in the United States making $68.2 million dollars when he worked for a natural oil and gas drilling company. He is the President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the Board for Nabors Drilling. On top of it Tony is on the executive committee for the thriving company. The Hamilton, Bermuda is the largest geothermal and natural gas drilling contractor in the entire world. The operate in a number of countries including Africa, the Far East, the United States, and the Middle East.
The humble down to earth man has inspired many to reach for the stars. When many CEO are known for their cutthroat tactics and greedy nature, Petrello is a great example of kindness, values, and his generous philanthropist endeavors. He grew in with humble beginnings without the riches and resources some may have. Anthony (a.k.a Tony) Petrello was raised in a normal working class neighborhood in Newark, New Jersey that consisted of mainly an Italian community. This great community works together to achieve common goals with hard work and teamwork. They display a high amount of honor and great work ethic that is rare. This rubbed of on the young Petrello and was committed to keeping them.
Tony Petrello showed a lot of promise excelling in mathematics, particularly calculus from a very young age. Even though his family was quite poor, he worked very hard to get a proper education and even attended a prestigious university. He was accepted to Yale University where he was awarded a full scholarship. Anthony Petrello received a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Mathematics at the famous University. He was full of potential of becoming a mathematics genius, but became burnt out on, some he shifted his studies human sciences. He continued on to get his Juris Doctor at Harvard Law School. Freshly out of the university Petrello married the love of his life and college girlfriend. Then Tony started working at Nabors Industries. Little did he know he would be there for quite some time. During his time there (around 30 years) he climbed the ranks until he hit the top as Chief Executive Officer. He kept his humble spirit and charitable nature even with all the success he reached. Tony and his wife donate every year to charities. This is not small amounts either, they donate millions each year. With a strong working ethic and giving nature, this inspiring man is sure to continue making a positive ripple in the world.
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