Nabors Industries superstar Tony Petrello is known for his philanthropic endeavors around Houston, Texas. He and his wife Cynthia love giving back to the community in any way they can.
Tony is the President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the Board at Nabors. With an eye for detail, vast knowledge, and dedication for his employees Anthony Petrello is well loved and respected in his home state of Texas.
Tony Petrello’s wife Cynthia Petrello has had a successful career on TV, on stage as an actress, and is also a model. On top of being a philanthropist she is also a fashion maven winning the Stellar Award from CKW Luxe.
Recently Tony Petrello and his wife Cynthia recently hosted a party for a fellow Texan at their home in November of last year. The party was a huge hit. There was live music, cocktails, and appetizers to munch on for 50 special guests. They could stroll around the beautiful property while enjoying the night’s festivities.
Tommy Tune is a celebrated Broadway star who came to Houston to perform at the Miller Outdoor Theater. 5,000 of his biggest fans were in attendance to see their favorite actor on stage. He performed a play based on his real life called “Tommy Tune Tonight.” The famous Broadway star’s roots go deep in Texas where he was born in Witchita Falls. He attended college in his home state, graduate school, and even studied dance from none other than fellow Texan and well-known actor Patsy Swayze back in the day. Tune has experienced a lot of success in his career including winning 10 Tony Awards! Houston, Texas even has the Tommy Tunes Awards in which up and coming high school students can win scholarships.
Tony and Cynthia Petrello’s relationship with giving back is how they initially connected back in college. Their daughter suffers from a neurological disorder, so giving back to children is priority to them. They help fund research for childhood neurological diseases by donating $7 million dollars to the Texas Children’s Hospital where their daughter is being treated. They also helped raise $50 million dollars for that same hospital as co-chairs. This does not conclude all their philanthropic endeavors and continues to education, which Tony is very passionate about. He created an endowment fund in honor of his good friend and mentor mathematician Serge Lang. Tony Petrello received degrees from Yale and Harvard which have served him very well.
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Since Waiakea started, they’ve been doing what they can to make the best bottled water. The company has a lot of goals and they always try reaching these goals by making things better for the people who use the water. They know there are things they can do to make the water better and they also know things will keep getting better for everyone who uses the water. The company makes a point of showing people they can experience better results if they use the water the right way and if they get what they want from the water. Waiakea always tried helping people see things would taste better if they had the right options and if they did everything the right way. The company spent a lot of time trying to make things better on their customers and give back to them in every way they want.
For the company to make positive choices, they had to show people things would get better if they started drinking the water. Waiakea made a point of showing people bottled water was better for them and it was something they could enjoy while they were doing things the right way. They also knew the company needed as much help as it could get from the experiences they had. Waiakea always knew things would keep getting better and they also knew how to continue showing people that everything got better as long as they did things the right way. It was their goal of helping that allowed the company to continue thriving and doing the best business possible.
Waiakea is a special kind of water because it’s bottled at the source. There are so many different companies that bottle at the source, but none of them have the same healing power that Waiakea does. In fact, Waiakea has healing power because of the volcano it runs off of. When people drink Waiakea, they get the healing benefits and the positive properties that come from drinking water that’s better than what most other people would be used to. The company tries to always show others they can do things the right way.
On October 20, 2017, the Dallas Women’s Foundation held its 32nd annual luncheon. This special event has been around for decades, and it has grown at a considerable rate. The empowering of women and girls is why this foundation was built. Held at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, this foundation played host to many prominent individuals, including civic leaders, community leaders and business leaders. The final tally came out to be nearly 1,300 individuals in all. The participants of this exclusive event talked about a wide range of topics such as social and economic issues. The Dallas Women’s Foundation is the largest of its kind in the world, and it has truly made a difference in the lives of many females.
For 2017, one of the most influential and idolized females on the planet stopped by and said a few words. On the other hand, this woman actually delivered the prestigious keynote address. Hope Jahren, Ph.D., graced the stage with pride and dignity. This specific keynote address was the first of its kind to be livestreamed as more than 10,000 students got a chance to view the event. These 10,000 students were actually spread-out across North Texas. Hope Jahren has done many great things with her natural talents. She was an assistant professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology, has won the exclusive Donath Medal for geology study, has attained a Ph.D. in Soil Science and has written a memoir named “Lab Girl.”
The Dallas Women’s Foundation also received a donation for $100,000. This currency came from NexBank SSB. Better known as NexBank Capital, this regional bank has been a part of many movements in the city of Dallas. NexBank has an estimated $8.4 billion in assets, and it offers a huge selection of services like public funds, warehouse lending, credit services, online banking, treasury management and more.
As the former United Technologies Corporation Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, Louis Chênevert helped in the company’s development of game-changing products. Not only did United Technologies Corporation develop products that exceeded their customers’ expectation, but under his leadership, the company completed the largest acquisition deal in history up until that point.
Louis Chênevert was employed at United Technologies Corporation from March 2006 until he retired from the company in November 2014. When Louis Chênevert first began at United Technologies Corporation he was one of their directors before advancing to the position of CEO in April 2008 and then Chairman in early 2010. Louis Chênevert was employed at the company Pratt & Whitney before his time at United Technologies Corporation. He worked for Pratt & Whitney from 1993 until he began his position of director at UTC in March 2006.
Louis Chênevert believes that one of the main reason he and the companies he has worked with have been so successful with their endeavors due to the fact that he places so much importance on having the right team. While talent is important, it is also important to make sure that all of the members of a team share the same ideals and goals when it comes to a project. Louis Chênevert that it’s important to not put up with members of the team who don’t line up with the overall goals of the project as they can be a hindrance. Louis Chênevert has a passion for making sure the customers’ needs are met with products that have long life cycles of 30 years.
In order to achieve professional success, Louis Chênevert also thinks that having focus, follow-up, passion, and optimism. Instead of worrying about the internal politics of a company, he pushes his agenda and makes sure the executives are key to the company’s operation have everything that they need in order to complete their objectives. Internal politic can be disruptive to the future of a company and for the best results, Louis Chênevert believes leaders need to make sure that they don’t lose focus.