Highland Capital Management, L.P’s, is president James Dondero, of an asset management firm that is located in Dallas, has formed a partnership with Linda Owen. Linda Owen will manage Highland Capital Management’s philanthropic activities and help the charitable giving program expand with new and innovative strategies. Owen will be the manager of the charitable giving program and will collaborate with The Dallas Foundation. Read more about James Dondero at Daily Forex Report.
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President and co-founder James Dondero believes that as the company and the charitable giving program has grown it has created a need for a professional who will be focused on managing charitable giving and philanthropic programs in order to make an impact within the community and Linda Owen’s history as a civic leader will be an asset to Highland Capital Management, L.P in funneling charitable contribution to where they will be most effective. Read more about James Dondero on Bloomberg.com.
Highland Capital uses The Dallas Foundation to contribute an excess of $3 million dollars to several causes including health care, education, and for veterans causes. Some beneficiaries of charitable contribution are the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, the Dallas Zoo, Uplift Education, the American Heart Association, and Perot Museum of Nature and Nature. Several Highland Capital executives including James Dondero are on the board of some of these organizations or provide a different leadership role.
Highland Capital provides more than just charitable contributions to these organization. Several executives and employees give of their time as board members and occupy other leadership roles. They work within these organizations to find a solution to their problems and confront the challenges faced by the non-profit organizations. This is just another way for Highland Capital and its executives to give back to the community. Their active service augments the charitable contributions that are given, and help improves the organizations. These organizations are themselves of great benefit to everyone in the community.