Highland Capital Management is Working Together with The Dallas Foundation to Improve North Texas

James Dondero recently announced his firm’s partnership with The Dallas Foundation to improve the lives of people living in the northern part of Texas. According to Dondero, the partnership will cover the use of more than $3 million dedicated by the firm to fund charitable activities in Texas. The firm had a lot of alternative non-profit organizations to work with, but it chose The Dallas Foundation due to its good track record of success in philanthropic activities in the region.

Highland Capital Management values corporate social responsibility. The company is always at the forefront when it comes to giving back to the society. It has created a separate channel in its operation structure that exclusively handles funding for charitable organizations. The company is also behind the election of Linda Owen to The Dallas Foundation leadership.

About James Dondero

James Dondero is the CEO of Highland Capital Management, one of the largest investment firms in Texas. At the top leadership position in the company, James is tasked with overseeing investment strategies and operations that cover retail and institutional clients. His experience as a financial adviser spans 30 years, which makes him the ideal person to handle such position in the company.

Projects handled by James have often been subjects to praise in the country. In 2014, he received a Morning Star Award for Global Allocation. Before he became the CEO of Highland Capital, Dondero worked at Protective Life as the Chief Investment Officer. While in Protective Life, he helped build the company from scratch to $2 billion worth of assets in five years. He also worked in American Express where he managed billions of fixed incomes.

James Dondero graduated from the University of Virginia with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance. His rich experience has earned him various positions in several boards. He is currently the Chairman of the Board of NexBank and CSS Medical Corporation. James encourages his firm to exercise corporate social responsibility by investing in communities. He believes that a good community enhances the working conditions for employees. As a result, it is crucial that his company builds a strong connection with the community where its employees work and live in.

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