The Philanthropic arm of the Highland Capital, the Highland Dallas Foundation, has designed to raise enough funds by April 4th, 2017 for the capital campaign. With the help of Highland’s $1 million grant, the Family Place has raised additional capital for the Legacy Campaign. The grant is in response to calls by both Dallas Mayor and Police chief to solve life-threatening problems in Dallas.
The Family Place has spearheaded the Legacy Campaign aimed at constructing Central Dallas Counselling Center for family violence victims.
The architecture is designed to have emergency shelter buildings, medical and dental clinic, centralized call center, counseling rooms and job training areas. The Family Place role is to eliminate family violence, assist victims, and counsel them.
Highland Capital Management specializes in offering products and remedies to institutional and retail investors and also deals with credit strategies. The company’s headquarters are in Dallas, Texas, but they have offices in New York, Sao Paolo, Singapore, and Seoul. The company has diversified in public pension plan, foundations, endowments, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individual.
James Dondero is the current President and the co-founder of the Highland Capital Management (HCM). James interests are in credit and equity markets with an experience of over thirty years in the sector.
James is a graduate in Accounts and Finance from the University of Virginia. Dondero also has been awarded the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) certifications.
Dondero’s career life started in Morgan Guaranty Training Program in 1984 as an analyst. In 1985, he joined American Express as Corporate Bond Analysis. Later, he became a manager at Portfolio before he left American Express in 1989 to join Protective Life’s GIV subsidiary as Chief Investment Officer. In 1993, James Dondero and Mark Okanda established the Highland Capital Management.
James Dondero’s talents and skills have made him be the Chairperson to several boards, such as the Board of NexBank, the NexPoint, the Cornerstone Healthcare, and the CCS Medical. He is in the membership of the board of the America Banknote and MGM Studios.