Since co-founding the Israeli-American Council in California (IAC), Adam Milstein has dedicated his life to supporting and strengthening both the State of Israel and the Jews. It has also been steadfast in improving US-Israel relations. This is considered the fastest organization that is concerned with the Jews of the United States.
As a native of Haifa, Adam Milstein was born in 1952 but relocated to California in 1981. In California, he served as a prolific real estate agent. He today holds the position of managing partner at Hager Pacific Properties, an organization that has specialized in retail, office, industrial and multi-family properties. In 2000, together with his wife Gila, they created the Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation to encourage the young Jews to be true to their Jewish roots.
Through Adam Milstein, Sheldon Adelson and Haim Saban came together in June 2015 for the first ever Campus Maccabbees Summit hosted in Las Vegas. This summit convened well over 50 organizations with the agenda of fully harnessing the power of the pro-Israel community so as bring anti-Semitism to an end and also quell the lies that are said about Israel especially in the various colleges in America.
Being a renowned philanthropist is a member of the board for various important organizations. Some of these organizations include Israel on Jewish Funders Network, StandWithUs, and Birthright Israel among others. He has been part of more than 100 not-for profit organizations for decades. According to Adam Milstein, philanthropy is not just about money donations.
One must embrace various practices so that his/her philanthropic investment makes an impact. There has to be sacrifice and love in the giving according to Adam Milstein. One should also stay focused on his philanthropic duties to ensure that he achieves his goals. The philanthropist also has to add his expertise and talents to the contributions to achieve that which is desirable.
Since 1991, Anthony Petrello was the Chief Operating Officer of Nabor Industries til 2011. He later got a promotion to Chief Executive Officer and President in 2011, and he holds this position to date. Mr. Petrello also referred to as Tony offers strategic direction and planning to Nabor Industries.
He has garnered a wealth of knowledge while working in the oil and gas industry as well as experience while running the company. Nabor Industries provides other companies with oil contract driller services. Currently, the firm holds 500 operating oil contract rigs, and in recent advances, it has ventured into shale fracking.
Mr. Petrello runs the firm’s operations that are in 25 nations spread all over the world. He is behind the numerous contract acquisitions that Nabor Industries has won over the years. He primarily makes the final decision on which firms to purchase, and the impact on which purchasing them will add value to his prudent vision.
Mr. Petrello has grown a positive and strong reputation as a CEO. His work proficiency is in the way he collaborates with his executive staff, his choice of candidates to recruit for the management team, as well as the way he communicates his visions and goals. Mr. Petrello also has an international reputation of inventing new strategic ideas for Nabor Industries and following through them to completion. He is also responsible for negotiating new contracts and ensuring the existing ones run smoothly. Nabor Industries stock has increased by 180% since Anthony Petrello became the Chief Executive Officer of the firm.
As a philanthropist outside the office, Mr. Petrello is lauded for his generosity. Anthony Petrello’s philanthropic work is mostly vested in the medical field and ignited by having a disabled child. The disability came as a result of being born prematurely at six months and weighing a pound; their daughter got diagnosed for PVL or periventricular leukomalacia.
Despite Mr. Petrello having to endure with the situation, he didn’t allow his misfortune to bring his spirit down; instead, he accepted the fate and became active about infant health conditions. Anthony Petrello began learning about cerebral diseases and providing financial assistance. Up to date, he has donated almost $7 million towards the research of neurological diseases to a Texas Children Hospital research center.