Tony Petrello is the Chief Executive Officer of Nabors Industries Ltd, philanthropist, Director of Stewart and Stevenson, LLC, and serves as a Director of the Texas Children’s Hospital. He is originally from New Jersey and has earned his Jurisprudence Doctor degree from Harvard Law School, and also his Bachelor of Science and Master of science degrees in Mathematics from Yale University.
While Tony Petrello attended Yale University, professor Serge Lang had a long lasting impression and was a mentor to Tony. In his recent passing Tony made it his goal to keep this respected professor’s memory alive. He donated 150,000 dollars, with other graduates generously donating to this fund, Tony then matched their contributions an extra 150,000 in a form of a scholarship to represent their professors memory.
In 2017, after Hurricane Harvey devastated the town of Houston and it’s surrounding areas, the employees from company Nabors Industries, helped aid people who needed basic necessities. They would offer their time off work to travel to people who needed relief. Nabors Industries recognized their generosity within such a saddened time and offered to pay the employees for their efforts. Tony Petrello complemented the company’s relief donation, which was 173,622 dollars before his matching donation, this fund was called Nabors Disaster Relief Fund. Nabors also put an on-site kitchen that was to cook large amounts of food for families to have three times a day.
Tony Petrello and his wife Cynthia are philanthropic advocates and very active in such causes. Their daughter Carena was diagnosed with periventricular leukomalacia or PVL when she was born. This neurological disorder affect her brains ability to achieve basic functions such as eat, walk, or talk. She was born prematurely at only six months gestation which caused her to have PVL, which can turn into other illness’s in which like Carena’s case hers transmitted into cerebral palsy. Although this illness is rather common, Tony and his wife had to make more than several attempts to find answers on their daughters options of treatment. Therefore realizing there is a lack of research on such illness’s. Carena still has a positive attitude and is kind to everyone she meets despite her hardships that no child should have to endure. As a result to her illness and lack of research Tony and Cynthia have donated 7 million dollars to research in hopes for a cure.
OSI Food Solutions has been making huge moves in Spain recently with a new production line in its plant located in Toledo, Spain. The world leading food processing firm has continued its commitment to serving its customers at the highest level by makings these necessary improvements. These big upgrades have seen the plant double its chicken production. This is a response to the fact that demand for processed chicken has been trending upward for a while now in Portugal and Spain, the markets the facility serves. These necessary upgrades total €17 million and have pushed the locations yearly production from 12,000 tons to 24,000 tons. This is just one of the exciting news stories to come out of OSI Food Solutions recently regarding Europe.
Big Moves in the U.K. Market:
The last handful of years have been an exciting time for OSI Food Solutions in British operations. In 2014 OSI signed a partnership agreement with the U.K. beef producer Picktstock. OSI has made it a regular practice over the years to seek dynamic partnerships like this with companies that have a special insight into the markets that they serve. A couple years later in 2016 OSI Food Solutions has acquired U.K. speciality food producer Flagship Europe. Among other things, Flagship distributes speciality pies, sauces and marinades. The overall addition to OSI’s portfolio is impressive and as a part of new marketing regarding the company, it will be rebranded under the name Creative Foods Europe.
More Big News In Europe:
Baho Food is a Netherlands based company that also has facilities in Germany and has a wide distribution range across the European continent. As of 2016, this great company is a member of the OSI Food Solutions family of brands. The impact on OSI’s European footprint is massive and President David McDonald sees the move as being critical in OSI’s quest to attract more large corporate accounts across Europe. It represents an important number of additions to OSI’s product line and is sure to delight OSI’s existing customer base.
About OSI Food Solutions:
OSI Food Solutions has facilities operating in 17 countries across the globe. The food processing and wholesale giant has been in operation for over a century and continues today with its tradition of not only providing its customers with the very best in customer service but treating them like family members. The company ranks as one of the top 100 food companies in the U.S.A.
For details: www.osieurope.com/en.html
Barbara Stokes serves as Chief Executive Officer of Green Structure Homes Delivered based out of Huntsville, Alabama. The company was founded in 2008 by Barbara along with her husband Scott Stokes. The company provides modular structures with modern manufacturing and design to a customer base that ranges from residential to government contract. Barbara graduated college with a degree in physics and biomedical engineering in 2001. She is also well versed in the areas of management and manufacturing, structure and properties of materials, thermodynamics and technical communication. Barbara has previously been employed with Pisces Corporation and Boeing which provided her with an excellent base of knowledge related to government contracts. Outside of her business career, Barbara is a mother of three and is heavily active volunteering in the Huntsville, Alabama community. Read this article at businessinsider.com.
Green Structure Homes Delivered builds both commercial and residential modular buildings and homes across North America. Barbara Stokes is a huge proponent of stimulating the local economies that she works in and always tries to source materials from the local region. Green Structure Homes Delivered has a fantastic, state of the art facility located in its headquarters of Huntsville, Alabama. The company takes care of the design, construction and delivery of its structures and offers an on-site construction option for its customers. Green Structure Homes project managers and engineers have more than 30 years of experience in the design, development and installation of modular structures. The company also offers inspections for both residential and commercial structures. Green Structure Homes Delivered has a commitment to providing its customers with innovative and highly efficient structures that meet whatever needs they stipulate.
Green Structure Homes has been a huge force in the area of disaster relief and worked with FEMA on projects to find housing for those who have fallen victim to natural disasters. The company has a commitment to helping to rebuild communities that have suffered massive damage from natural disasters. Green Structure Homes was recently awarded a FEMA contract to facilitate housing to the regions affected in Texas by Hurricane Harvey. This includes the badly damaged Houston region. Green Structure Homes are hurricane rated up to 130 miles per hour. Read more about Barbara Stokes at WDRB.com.
The journey of Dr. David Samadi dates back to Iranian Revolution in 1979 which made him and his brother leave his Persian Jewish community for Belgium and were separated from their parents. The revolution happened when he was 15 years and his brother Dan was 12 years. Away from their home, Iran, Dr. David, and Dan were forced to begin a life that they were not used to where they missed the presence of their sister, Heidi, and their parents.
The dream of David has always been to be a doctor hence he worked hard to achieve his goal. 6 months after their move to Belgium, the two brothers moved to north London and finally migrated to America in 1984 where they did their high school and consequent studies. Their life started taking shape when they came to New York, the United States where they excelled more in school especially in Sciences. Dr. David Samadi finished his first year with honors at Stony Brook School of Medicine by 1990.
Samadi later enrolled for his Master’s Degree at S.U.N.Y Stony Brook School of Medicine, New York and by 1994 he graduated. In 1996, he completed his postgraduate degree at Montefiore Medical Center and joined Albert Einstein College of Medicine for proctology training. Four years later, he completed the oncology fellowship majoring in proctology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. And over the years, Dr. David Samadi has been focusing on diagnosing and treating prostate cancer, bladder cancer, urologic diseases, and kidney cancer. This is very common diseases that are disturbing the minds of many, no wonder; many celebrate Dr. Samadi for his services.
Dr. David Samadi is one of the few unique surgeons in the United States who is specialized in Urologic Oncologic discipline who have been trained in all the three major areas of surgery which includes robotic, open and laparoscopic. He serves Medical Advisory Board at PinnacleCare International as an active member. He has founded Robotic Fellowship Program of Mount Sinai where he also serves as the Director.
Definitely, such a doctor and surgeon have received numerous awards and recognition from various magazines like New York Magazine which named him in the Best Doctor’s Issue in 2009. Besides him being a doctor, he is also a host on Fox News Channel of Sunday Housecall program which comes weekly. He also has a radio program called World Health News on am970 radio where he educates his listeners on matters of health.
For details: www.roboticoncology.com/
In September of 2017, NexBank announced that they had completed the placement of the fixed-to-floating subordinated notes to high net worth investors. This placement was for 54 million dollars. The bank plans to use the proceeds that they get from this placement for various corporate purposes. NexBank Capital Inc. has now raised 283 million dollars of debt and equity since the year 2016, with this closing. These notes are stated to mature on September 30th of 2027, and they are not callable for five years. The investment-grade rating that has been assigned to the notes is BBB. The primary placement agent for the notes was Sandler O’Neill $ Partners L.P. The closing of the offering was on September 19, 2017. These notes may not be provided or sold in the U.S, and do not have a registration under the Securities Act.
NexBank is has provided Dallas Neighborhood Homes with 50 million dollars in loans to help in the expansion of their program. The Dallas Neighborhood Homes is working with Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity to provide Affordable Housing Loan Program to those families found in southern Dallas. The primary aim of the programs is offering loans for the low-income residents in particular zip codes in Dallas. The proceeds that the program gets will be used in lending to the homebuyers with low income and limited access to the mortgages. They also look to help those people to prepare for homeownership. This will be done using the financial counselling services that are offered by Dallas Area Habitat.
NexBank Capital Inc. is a financial services firm. The bank serves its clients using three core businesses: Mortgage Banking, Commercial Banking and Institutional Services. The bank has been providing customized financial and banking services mainly to the financial institutions, institutional clients, and corporations’ found all over the nation. NexBank has professionals in their leadership. The management of the institution strives at combining the industry expertise of the team. They also concentrate on serving their customers by offering leading financial services to both individual clients and the institutional customers. At the end of the year 2017, the institution was in charge of assets of up to 8.4 billion dollars.
When building a set for live concerts Clayton Hutson uses all his skills to create a showstopper. He has worked for the likes of Garbage, Kid Rock, Pink, OneRepublic, Guns N’ Roses, and many more big bands. His music production firm not only designs the stages for musicians and their fans, but he and his crew also manage and produces these concerts. Clayton Hutson has traveled all over the world on music tours listening to the needs of the artists he works for meanwhile upholding the upmost professional and detail orientated atmosphere.
The successful business owner build his company on the skills he had gained from his previous jobs and it has worked out for him quite well. As a stage manager he is the very first one at work in the morning checking over everything from, setting up a checklist, creates a storage plan, and does a walk through of the stage. This way everything get taken care of before the show starts. Cool new technology is always coming out so it is important to utilize it to wow clients. This comes in form of great audio, lighting, screens, and so much more. Having the right gear is crucial to an incredible show so Mr. Hutson is well equipped. Learn more: http://www.livedesignonline.com/concerts?page=18
As most people we all look back at our lives and we may have regrets or want to give ourselves some much needed advice. Clayton would tell his younger self to be honest with everyone, especially himself. That is very important. He would also put family first. Most people could relate with that statement. Clayton Hutson received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Technical Production and Theater Design from Central Michigan University. He also got a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan’s Stephen M. Ross School of Business. Clayton provides a number of services with his business including production design and management, logistics and stage management, rigging, is a show producer, and a monitor engineer.
Glendale, California sound engineer Clayton Hutson studied theater production in college. His vast skill set and professional demeanor has caught the eye of top musicians in the industry. With Mr. Hutson’s production company he is able to create the vision that dazzles the audience and his clients. He is a big Los Angeles Lakers fan and loves to collect hats from all over the world. In his free time Clayton auditions for acting roles in TV, commercialism, and much more.