James Dondero is the president and co-founder of Highland Capital Management, L.P. This company is located in Dallas, Texas and focuses on asset management. Dondero has just made the decision to collaborate with local civic leader Linda Owen. Owen used to be The Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation’s president. The goal behind this collaboration is to guide his company’s philanthropic efforts. Highland Capital Management’s charitable works are getting stronger and more in-depth by the day.
Owen is going to be Highland Capital Management’s charitable giving supervisor. She’ll work closely alongside The Dallas Foundation. The Dallas Foundation is in charge of Highland Capital Management’s charitable giving finances.
James Dondero indicates that his company has realized that it requires a seasoned professional to oversee its charitable contributions. The company wanted to find a capable professional who could help make the most of its charitable goals and wishes. Dondero states that Owen is equipped with a strong history in establishing solid private and public collaborations in the city.
Dondero established Highland Capital Management back in the beginning of the nineties. He did so with the assistance of Mark Okada. Okada remains a strong force at the company. Dondero has been working in the equity and credit realms for more than three decades. His areas of concentration include distressed investing and high-yield investing. Dondero has a significant interest in the world of philanthropy. He regularly provides assistance to public policy, veteran’s affairs and educational causes.
Dondero is a University of Virginia alumnus. He completed his education at the Charlottesville, Virginia educational institution with the highest honors. He went to the McIntyre School of Commerce where he studied finance and accounting alike. Dondero is also a CMA, which is short for “Certified Management Accountant.” Because of that, he’s 100 percent permitted to employ his CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) status. Dondero is a board member for MGM Studios and American Banknote. People often call him by his nickname “Jim.”