The Chief Executive Officer of Highland Capital Management, James Dondero, went to the University of Virginia for his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance. He is a Certified Managerial Accountant, and this has given the Chartered Financial Analyst title. Additionally, he serves as the President of Cornerstone Healthcare Group.
Apart from business, James Dondero is also involved in Philanthropic work where his company has merged with other organizations such as The Dallas Foundation who are dedicated to helping the needy in Dallas. Highland Capital Management has had philanthropy as the primary focus in their company’s goals. They work towards a certain budget for their charitable works which they operate in both globally and locally, and they are looking for partners in helping them achieve their goals.
James Dondero went ahead and stated in the article done by the Dallas Press that they chose The Dallas Foundation because of their popularity in North Texas where they have left records with their charitable works in the community. Through this partnership, he has realized some of his dreams as a generous giver.
In addition, he has improved the state of education and health sectors in Dallas community. Working hand in hand with The Dallas Foundation, James Dondero has enlarged his engagement in his charitable works to a high number of organizations including The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, The Dallas Zoo and many others.
Interestingly his achievements and enormous success in business have matched well with his charitable works. This is by working hard and employing profitable ways of making revenue for his company hence using a reasonable part in helping the poor.
His generous deeds have brought flickers of hope to the Dallas Community by improving their livelihood. He presents them with better educational opportunities and more reasons to keep living. Consequently, he has helped his company gain popularity thereby attracting more investors. This in return expands their market hence more revenue.
In conclusion, it is evident that Dallas Community as a whole owes most of their societal advancements to this generous man. With continuous improvement of the company, the society is projected to continue benefiting.