James Dondero: Charity And Business Goes Hand In Hand

James Dondero, the co-founder and President of Highland Capital Management, recently announced an exciting new grant challenge to be awarded to Family Place. Through the Highland Dallas Foundation, a charitable branch of his company, they offered The Family Place a grant amounting to $1 million to aid in offsetting their $16.5 million budget for the Legacy Campaign which is to be held in a span of 6 months. The Family Palace is currently the largest family violence victim support organization in Texas. Mr Dondero claimed this gracious grant was a way to answer the call for support towards victims of family violence from the Dallas Mayor and Police chief.


Mr James Dondero, who has a vast experience in credit and equity markets, graduated from The University of Virginia with the highest honors in 1984. Since then he has been in the business for almost 30 years. Together with Mark Okada, he co-founded The Highland Capital in the year 1993. The company has gone on to be a world class trendsetter in the loan sector. With offices in New York, Seoul, and a couple of other cities, many companies from all over the world trust and rely on the Highland Capital for reliable credit based solutions to their businesses.


Additionally, Mr Dondero also serves as the chairman to Cornerstone Healthcare, CCS Medical and NexBank. To boot, the Certified Management Accountant is an avid philanthropist currently serving as a board member of MGM Studios and the American Bank Note. As a hobby, Mr. Dondero prefers to work even more with the aim of expanding his company and investments.