Highland Capital’s James Dondero Is A Major Philanthropic Force In The Dallas Area

Any Dallas-Fort Worth resident or visitor who has visited many of the major attractions and educational institutions in this area of Texas can thank James Dondero for providing a high level of support for some of the areas most important public groups. The co-founder of Highland Capital Management has seen the company go fro strength to strength and become an important part of the growing Dallas based financial sector with a global portfolio of investments provided for clients; Dondero himself remains an active investment specialist who continues to provide his own skills for clients despite the large success he has achieved over his career.


For James Dondero the success he achieves on the financial markets is not always as important as the work he completes on a regular basis as a philanthropist and supporter of many major institutions across the Dallas-Fort Worth area. A good example of the work completed by James Dondero to improve the life and cultural opportunities of individuals across the Dallas region is his support of the Dallas Zoo. The institution will soon complete construction on the Highland Capital Lodge that will house a new family of hippo’s and host special events to raise funds for the zoo.


Some of the most impressive institutions in the Dallas-Fort Worth area have benefited from the philanthropic work of James Dondero and Highland Capital Management, including major donations and backing for the President George W. Bush Library and Museum. Dondero himself has provided backing for this nonpartisan institution that has been looking to develop programs that will aid young people in becoming even more successful as the future public and private business leaders.


Over the course of his career James Dondero has always looked to push himself to develop interests in different areas of philanthropy and business, including his roles at executive level of MGM Studios and Nexbank. Dondero has also looked to keep the young people of Dallas at the heart of his work with his backing of the Snowball Express group that brings the children of military heroes to Dallas to give them an uplifting vacation taking in the attractions of the area.


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