James Dondero is the president of a Dallas-based asset management firm. Highland Capital Management was founded by Dondero and co-founder Mark Okada. He is as dedicated to many of the worthy causes in Dallas as he is to his valued clients.
James, also known as Jim Dondero, is a philanthropist. He has been assisting the not-for-profit organizations in Dallas, and his generosity has helped these organizations achieve their goals in large scale. Jim is generous with his time and his contributions. He helps out at the University of Texas Center for BrainHealth. James Dondero also supports the Bush Center of the Southern Methodist University. Highland Capital Management donates funds to aid the operations of the Dallas Zoo.
The philanthropic efforts of Highland Capital are highly focused on improving the lives of people. The Family Place provides relief for victims of domestic violence, and Jim Dondero is a donor to the charitable cause. Other non-profit recipients of funds from the Highland Capital Foundation and James Dondero include the Dallas Symphony and the Perot Museum of Nature and Science. James was also pleased to commit to a $10 million endowment for the benefit of the Bush Center. The Bush Center was able to begin a series of free Engage lectures thanks to the generous endowment.
Jim Dondero works closely with many of these organizations. His Highland Dallas Foundation works along with the Dallas Foundation for which Mary Jalonick serves as its CEO. Jim and the staff of the company give of their time to achieve the goals of the Highland Capital Management Foundation.
The headquarters of Highland Capital Management has been situated in Dallas for over 20 years. James and his team are proud to be a part of the community’s efforts to help move the city’s social initiatives forward.