James Dondero is co-founder and president of Highland Capital Management. The values of his company overwhelmingly mirror his own and are highly philanthropic. HCM boasts of a heavy investment in surrounding communities through volunteerism, donations and advisory board involvement. The company’s donations surpass $10 million through contributions to organizations such as the American Heart Association, the Perot Museum and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Learn more about James Dondero at Patch.com.
James Dondero relocated his company to Dallas from Los Angeles in 1994. His love for this community is so big, you’d think he was born and raised here. His goal is simply to build up the Dallas community. Read more about James Dondero at Bloomberg.
James Dondero’s philanthropy seems to stem from a corporate level. The benefits of his giving trickles all the way down to the children of Dallas. He has given $1 million to rebuild the hippo habitat at the Dallas Zoo, the same to the The Family Place for its counseling center and $2 million to a scholar program at SMU. James Dondero is building a philanthropic legacy in Dallas.