James Dondero also identified as Jim is the president and co-founder of Highland Capital Management. Dondero resides in Dallas. He is one of the chief consultant and qualified investment directors in equity and credit market. Mr. Dondero teamed with Mary Jalonick who is a Chief Executive Officer and a leader of The Dallas Foundation to help manage Highland Capital Managements’ yearly charitable budget. He also hired Linda Owen who is a civic leader in Dallas and former head of the Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation. Owen offers strategic direction to Highland Capital Management’s charitable giving activities. Owen also connects Mr. Dondero philanthropic dream with a non-profitable organization which improves the quality life of North Texas community. Mr. Dondero focuses his charitable giving locally as the program continues to develop.
Jalonick and Mr. Dondero together assessed plans for an active structure that will be bold and aspirational for charitable giving. They together formed the Highland Dallas Foundation Inc. which is a supporting society of The Dallas Foundation. Jalonick serves as the organization’s charitable giving leader. Dondero partners with The Dallas Foundation which manages Highland’s dedicated philanthropic fund. Mr.Dondero commitment to charitable giving is inspiring. His engagement and efforts to support institutions is beyond financing.
James Dondero contributes annually to charitable administrations through The Dallas Foundation. He focuses on supporting education and health care as well as helping the veterans in Dallas community. Mr. Dondero has extended his charitable giving to other community administrations. The Dallas Zoo and The Bush Presidential Library are among those who have benefitted through the event as well as The Perot Museum. He also hires a multi-year scholarship which provides a supportable basis for long-term funding as part of his charitable giving. Dondero gives direction to many of these institutions. He assists the firms through panels and other management roles.