James Dondero has awarded Family Place a $1 million grant to support the Legacy Campaign. He is the co-founder and president of Highland Capital Management, L.P., with a heart to support initiatives that add value to the society. Family Place is an organization which is based in Dallas and works to support people who have been affected by family violence. The announcement of the award from Highland Dallas Foundation was made during the 21st Annual Texas Trailblazer Awards luncheon.
Highland Capital Management and the Highland Dallas Foundation Inc. have a heart of supporting the initiatives by The Family Place. The announcement was made on October 4th and it has already attracted $200,000 more to support the Legacy Campaign. The co-founder of the SEC-registered investment adviser Dondero has indicated his company has come in to help raise the needed amount in order to alleviate the life-threatening issues which people are facing in Dallas.
According to Crunchbase, James Dandero has also added that it is a pleasure for his company to support such a worth initiative together with other caring members of the community. Dondero is also impressed with how the civic community in Dallas has been vibrant in ensuring they get everything right. The avid philanthropic support has been overwhelming in a bid to bring a solution to the community.
James Dondero is the president and co-founder at Highland Capital Management. The company specializes in alternative investment management. Dondero is the head of operation on distressed investment, hedge funds and structured investment.
For more than 30 years, he has been instrumental in the credit and equity markets. He has worked with GIC, a subsidiary of the protective life, and made it grow to $2 billion. Previously, he also worked at American Express as the Corporate Bond Analyst and later he became a Portfolio Manager. At the onset of his career, Mr. Dondero worked at Morgan Guaranty training program as an analyst.
He graduated with the highest honors from University of Virginia. Dandero has been awarded different titles which include Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA) and Certified Public Accountant (CPA). Today, he also serves at NexBank,CCS Medical and Cornerstone Healthcare as the chairperson.