James Dondero in Dallas is the co-founder of Highland Capital Management and has over 30 years of experience. His focus is on distressed investments, and the firm is a pioneer in Collateralized Loan Obligations.
As a result of his business experience, James Dondero is also known for being a great philanthropist. He has produced a great number of outcomes for many charitable organizations. He issued a $1 Million grant to The Family Place to help them achieve fundraising goals. This helped the organization to build a new counseling center in Dallas in direct response to a call for an end to domestic violence by the mayor of Dallas. Visit The News Version to know more about James Dondero.
Another $1 million donation to the Dallas Zoo allowed for the construction of a hippo habitat. The zoo decided not to bring back the hippo exhibit after an elderly hippo died, but the $1 million donation from James Dondero allowed for the exhibit to be re-opened. Follow James Dondero on Linkedin.
Mr. James Dondero also contributed another $2 Million to Southern Methodist University to create an endowment for the study of political science. The aim is to encourage undergraduates to pursue studies in ethical government.