Highland Looks for Better Ways to Improve Charity Programs
A recent Businesswire article gives some hints at more big moves for James Dondero and Highland Capital Management. This new partnership with Linda Owen looks to bring a fresh set of eyes to the many charity programs that Highland Capital helms. Owen hopes that her guidance will get more out of the 3 million dollars Highland donates through their philanthropic programs.
In a piece by Businesswire, Highland Capital has partnered up with civic leader Linda Owen in hopes of better utilizing the company’s charitable programs. Owen is quoted to have been impressed by Highland Capital’s energy and devotion to giving back. Some of Highland Capital’s charitable donations include the Dallas Zoo, Uplift Education, and Snowball Express. This desire to give back stems from the group’s leader, James Dondero
James Dondero is a business pioneer with over 30 years of experience in the sector. Jim began his career in 1984 as an analyst in the Morgan Guranty training program. Prior to that he had graduated with the highest honors from the University of Virginia with dual majors in Finance and Accounting. In 1985 Jim joined American Express as an analyst and then as a portfolio manager before his departure in 1989. Before founding Highland Capital Management Dondero became Chief Investment Officer of Protective Life’s GIV subsidiary.
Thanks to his level of experience Jim co-founded Highland Capital Management. His company has grown to possess over 19 billion dollars in assets and has become an award winning staple in the business industry. Along with multiple Morningstar 5-star awards Jim and Highland also have received commendations from others such as the Lipper award.
Businesswire details more goings on within Highland Capital Management. Partnering with former Woodall Rogers Park Foundation President, Linda Owen, Highland Capital Management looks to gain better strategic insight to the companies charity programs.