James Dondero Makes Changes to HCM’s Charity Structure

Posted in Business, Business Growth on Jun 13, 2016

The co-founder of Highland Management Capital L.P James Dondero has joined forces with Linda Owen in a move aimed at providing directions to the charity program of HMC, which continuous to grow.

Linda is the former president of The Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation and also a Dallas Civic Leader. She will be the firm’s Charitable Giving Manager, and will work alongside The Dallas Foundation, which runs HCM’s giving fund.

According to James Dondero, due to the expansion of HCM’s philanthropic activities, there was a need for a dedicated professional to ensure their contributions reach their targets and make a difference in the community.

HCM contributes more than $3 million each year towards charity organizations. These contributions, with the help of The Dallas Foundation, will assist in supporting veterans, education cases, Dallas community and Healthcare.

Local beneficiaries of these charity funds include George .W. Bush Museum and Library, Dallas Zoo, the Centre for Brain Health and others.

Highland Management Capital was established in 1993 by two exceptional businessmen, James Dondero, and Mark Okada. The firm has grown phenomenally to an estimated $17 billion in assets under management.

With over 20 years of experience, Highland is the largest and the best in alternative credit management in the world.

Highland Management specializes in Credit Hedge funds, Collateralized Loan Obligations (CLOs) and long-only funds separate accounts.

Dondero is the entrepreneur at the helm of Highland Capital Management L.P. He is the president as well as the CEO of the firm. He has more than 30 years of experience managing various markets, mainly the credit and equity markets. Mr. Dondero is a philanthropist and has supported numerous initiatives that focus on veteran’s affairs, education, and public policy.

James is a Certified Management Accountant. He is the chairperson of CCS Medical, Corner Stone Health, NexBank and is also a board member of American Banknote. He attended the prestigious University of Virginia, School of Commerce and graduated in 1984.

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