James Dondero, co-founder and president of Highland Capital Management, L.P., has partnered with Linda Owens on a new charity venture. Owens will be helping Dondero expand Highland Capital Management’s charity giving program. Owens is a respected Dallas civic leader and a former president of the Woodall Rogers Park Foundation.
This news comes about because of a need to work with an experienced and dedicated person in the philanthropy field. Owens has many years of experience creating partnerships with several charities in the Dallas area. Her experience and expertise, combined with her passion to make a notable difference in the local community, will be invaluable. She will assume this role by serving as Highland Capital Management’s charitable giving manager.
Highland Capital Management already donates $3 million dollars annually to causes such as the Dallas Zoo, Uplift Education, and Snowball Express. Highland Capital Management’s commitment to helping non-profit organizations reach their goals and potential is very inspiring. Adding Owens to this committee will only help to create more innovative ways that that firm can continue to give back to the local community.
Highland Capital Management, L.P., was founded in 1993 by James Dondero. Dondero, along with his co-founder, Mark Okada, have both been co-presidents for the firm. Dondero has extensive experience in hedge funds, separate accounts, and distressed and special situations private equity. Dondero is on the Board of Directors for companies such as the American Banknote Corporation, NexBank, and Cornerstone Healthcare. Dondero has more than thirty years of experience in the credit industry.
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