Children are a form of blessing from God, and as many would say, they are the key to a happy marriage. For Cynthia and Tony Petrello, watching their daughter grow has been more than a blessing to their lives. Carena, their girl, was born with a neurological condition hence for the couple, each day is a miracle seeing their daughter achieve various milestones of development.
The blessed angel was born 24 weeks earlier weighing 20 ounces. Unluckily, she was considered to be having periventricular leukomalacia, a condition triggered by low oxygen supply to the brain in premature births. Later, Carena was diagnosed with cerebral palsy, a rare condition that is characterized by delays in development issues. Watching their child grow inspired both Tony and his wife to assist parents out there seeking answers about the condition. Just like any loving parents, the couple had made it their mission to find answers to their daughter and walked through various institutions such as UCLA, John Hopkins, and Harvard among many others.
However, after a thorough investigation, Tony Petrello and his wife concluded that there was a gap about the condition and needed to be filled at all cost. As a result, both Tony and his wife dedicated their lives to supporting the undertaking. Not long ago, the couple gave a total commitment of $7 million in an initiative to bring the important initiative to life while giving hope to children with a condition similar to that of Carena.
About Tony Petrello
Tony Petrello is one of the outstanding and successful individuals across the globe. In 2015, the successful CEO grabbed the media attention after he was ranked as one of the highest-compensated CEOs in the United States of America. For those who have had the lucky chance of working in close collaboration with Tony, he is a one hard working and a creative fellow who is always focused on what means good to the company.
Tony Petrello was brought up in Newark, in New Jersey. Since his childhood, the young Petrello was unique, and his talent in math won him a scholarship at Yale University. Tony acquired a bachelor’s and master’s degree from the institution before heading to his successful career. Later, Petrello joined Harvard to pursue law before joining Baker & McKenzie in 1979. In 1991, Tony was joined Nabors as the COO, a company that he serves today as the CEO and chairman to the board of committees. Tony Petrello is also involved in charity acts as he works consistently to support children with neurological disorders.