Known for his inspirational leadership throughout his career, Anthony Patrello is the Chairman of the Board, President and CEO of Nabors Industries, an S&P 500-listed oil, natural gas and geothermal drilling firm. Under his leadership, Nabors has vacated its listing on the AMEX and moved over to the much larger and more prestigious New York Stock Exchange NYSE:NBR. Revenues at the firm since have grown to more than $6.2 billion. A prominent name in the energy industry, he also serves as director of Hilcorp Energy Company and of Stewart and Stevenson, LLC.
Anthony Patrello began his impressive career in the legal field after earning his Juris Doctor from Harvard University’s School of Law. Entering his legal practice as an attorney at the Baker and MacKenzie Law Firm in 1979, he was promoted to managing partner in 1986 and held that position for 5 years before leaving the organization.
The 61 year-old energy industry leader is also a graduate of Yale University, having both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Mathematics.
Anthony Patrello’s business successes are complemented by his philanthropy.
Born pre-maturely at 24 weeks and then diagnosed with periventricular leukomalacia, a type of injury to the white matter of the brain and frequently associated with early births, Anthony Patrello and his wife Cynthia found themselves confronted with a challenge that would have been devastating to many. Learn more: http://fuelfix.com/blog/tag/anthony-petrello/.
Their daughter Carena later developed cerebral palsy creating additional deficiencies with her motor and skill functioning. Anthony and Cynthia Patrello became actively involved in their daughter’s rehabilitative therapy. Participating in Carena’s practice with feeding exercises until, after 1 million repetitions she mastered the task has given the the couple cause for celebration.
Additionally, Patrello has devoted time from his busy schedule to assisting disabled children, becoming a member of the Board of Trustees of the Children’s Hospital in Texas. He also provides for the institution financially, having donated $7 million to the organization.