Antony Petrello and his wife Cynthia have for a long time focused their efforts on philanthropy in the community of Houston. This dedicated couple has been keen to enhance education, cultural cohesion and healthcare for the people of Houston. Tony and Cynthia Petrello have been honored by the people of Houston for their service to the community, and as a reward, they were awarded the Woodrow Wilson Award for Public Service. The Petrellos have always had a feeling of satisfaction and happiness when they give back and make the lives of people around them better.
In November 2017, Tony and Cynthia Petrello hosted a reception in their Houston home to honor Tommy Tune. Tommy Tune is a Broadway legend that is based in New York but was born and raised in Texas. Tommy Tune was in Houston to perform at the Miller Outdoor Theater. Tommy Tune is also involved in philanthropic efforts in the Houston community. The Tommy Tunes Awards provides scholarships for children in high school that has shown excellent production in the musical theater arts. The Petrellos and Tommy Tune have been generous towards enhancing the growth of the arts sector for the people of Houston. Cynthia and Tony Petrello hosted the party to pay tribute to Tommy Tune for never forgetting his Texas roots. Cynthia Petrello is an actress and a model who has a passion for philanthropy and fashion. Cynthia Petrello was recognized as a woman that balances her enthusiasm for fashion and philanthropy. Cynthia Petrello was awarded the Stellar Award for her sense of style and relentless pursuit to make a difference in the world with her personal touch.
Tony Petrello is the CEO and president of Nabors Industry a firm that deals with gas and oil. Mr. Petrello is renowned for his unique business insights, his dedication to leadership and the goal of making Houston a better place. Tony Petrello together with his wife Cynthia has participated in the funding of research for neurological diseases that affect children. Tony and Cynthia had the experience of having a child with a neurological condition, and the study had a personal connection to them. The couple spearheaded the fundraising of $500 million for the Texas Children’s Hospital. Also, Anthony and Cynthia Petrello donated $7 million to the hospital to spearhead the research. Anthony Petrello has a love for education and has established an endowment at Yale in memory of Serge Lang a mentor and a friend of Tony.