James Dondero, president of Highland Capital which is an asset management firm has taken a great step of teaming up with LindaOwen with an aim of providing proper strategic direction to all philanthropic activities that Highland Capital offers as its charitable giving program expands tremendously. Linda Owen is a civic leader as well as the former chief executive officer of Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation. Owen is dedicated and excited about working alongside this amazing firm and she is looking forward to ensure the giving is channeled to being impactful and thoughtful. Owen will be serving as the manager of the charitable giving firm which is operating hand in hand with Dallas Foundation.it is this foundation that administers charitable giving fund to Highland Capital.
James went to Virginia University where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in finance and accounting. Before founding highland capital in 1993, he worked in the credit sector with mike Okada. Dondero has over 30 years of experience in investments of credit as well as equity markets. He is often credited for his achievement of being among the first pioneers of Collateralized Loan Obligation this was a great invention for new vehicles. Currently, James Dondero resides in Texas specifically in Dallas.
James Dondero is a dedicated man who serves in several boards despite being the president of a large asset management firm. He serves in the American Corporation Banknote and MGM Studios as a very important member. Additionally, he is the chairman of the director’s board of both CCS Medical as well as Cornerstone Healthcare. Initially, James managed over $2 billion assets for Protective Life’s GIC Subsidiary. He was also able to keep track of the American Express fixed income funds which approximated to $1 billion.
For the contributions of Highland Capital to make amazing impacts, the firm saw the need to partner with Linda who has an insight to build effective partnerships that will ensure all philanthropic activities stay in good track. Highland capital has made great effort in assisting and supporting health care and education thus so much inspiring to the organizations receiving help from the firm.