Dallas, Texas is a city on the move. From the very founding of the city, it has always been a place where visions come true. People flock here to see their dreams come to life. They know that this is city where anything in possible and all the world lies at their feet. Those who make this place their home want to do all they to make it a better place. They want the whole world to admire their town and realize that it is something truly special in every way. Today, this understanding of the world and of Dallas is very much something that capitalist James Dondero understands very well. Like so many men of his wealth and standing, he aims to make life better for all those living here. He knows that it takes a lot to create the great American city. In his own way, he’s doing all he can to help move Dallas to the top of any best cities in America list.
A Long Time Resident
One of the many things that Dondero brings to the table is the fact that he’s lived in this part of the world for over twenty years. As a long time resident, he’s watched Dallas grow right in front of his eyes. He’s come to realize that the city he loves is a place that he can help make even better. As such, James Dondero has done his best to tap into his own personal skills. Dondero comes to Dallas a highly successful business person with a long history of excellence. He’s the founder and co-president of Highland Capital Management. In this role, he’s shown that he knows precisely how to manage the needs of capital investors both in the area and international investors across the world at the same time.
Globally and Locally
Highland Capital Management is a company that operates on a global scale. At the same time, Dondero and his team know that investing must be made locally. This is why he does what he does. Dondero has created a foundation with the aim of making a lasting difference in the lives of all the residents of Dallas. He knows that even a small donation of time and money can ultimately make a true difference and chance the world for much better.
Dondero has donated to many causes over the years. This includes the Dallas Zoo, The Perot Museum of Nature and Science and many other worthy causes in the area. His latest effort is focused on The Family Place. To that end, he’s hired skilled and experienced expert funds manager Linda Owen. She brings many years of experience and a passion for helping others to the table.
The Family Place
The Family Place is one of the most important charities in Texas. This organization assists those who have been victims of family violence. Dondero has made it his special personal mission to offer the fiscal help the organization needs to meet their fiscal goals. His firm has offered a special one million dollar challenge grant. Under the terms of this grant, they will agree to match fifty percent of any funds raised by contributors to the Family Place. This match is good up to one million dollars. As a result of his efforts, people have felt inspired to donate funds. Organization leaders are highly pleased with the leadership efforts Dondero has helped inspire. They are confident that they can meet all fundraising goals they have set up. Thanks to his fiscal help and inspiration, the people of Texas will get much needed services.