Anthony Petrello enjoyed a unique upbringing that has contributed immensely to his success in life. He was born in Newark, New Jersey. The people of Newark are known to be hardworking and have huge respect for work ethics. People there believe that one should only benefit from what he or she has earned through legit ways. This culture has been inculcated in his mind, and his life so far has all footprints of hard work and determination.
Anthony Petrello started his education in the public school system in the town of Newark. He proceeded to join a public high school. Anthony Petrello showed to be talented in mathematics while still in his early stages of education. At a very young age, he could solve complex mathematical problems such as calculus and algebra. From his ability to handle mathematical problems it was clear that he was indeed a mathematics genius.
Tony Petrello realized at a very young age that he needed to work hard to realize his dreams since his parent were poor and could not afford to give him a comfortable living. Despite being in a poorly funded school, Anthony used the limited resources available to sharpen his skills in mathematics. When Petrello was in high school, he had the opportunity of participating in a mathematics forum where representatives from the Yale University were in attendance. They spotted his abilities and that marked the turning point of his life. He was offered a full scholarship that would cover his education for the rest of his life at the Yale University.
After high school, he joined Yale University to study a degree in mathematics. Despite being in class with other extremely bright students from all over the world, Anthony Petrello proved to be way ahead of them. He used to help the then mathematics’ professor at the institution Serge Lang in proving mathematical theories. These were problems that no other student at the institution could handle. Anthony went ahead to earn bachelors and master in mathematics. However, at some point, he decided to leave Yale and the mathematician profession and follow his new passion in law.
Tony Petrello joined Harvard school of law and graduated with a Juris Doctor. He then joined Baker& McKenzie law firm in New York. At the law firm, he used to handle issues of corporate taxation and other general business litigations.
Tony Petrello is the current chief executive of Texas-based oil and natural gas drilling company known as Nabors Industries.