The Family Place is a shelter that caters to victims of family violence based in Dallas, Texas. James Dondero recently announced $1 million towards the organization’s fundraising campaigns in a challenge grant. The contribution offers to match by half all funds raised as part of the capital campaign. James Dondero is the president of Highland Capital Management.
The firm is a fully licensed investment advisory firm established in 1993 in Dallas, Texas. Highland Dallas Foundation, a nonprofit subsidiary of Highland Capital, will disburse the donation. James Dondero noted the grant was a response to requests made by the Dallas Mayor and Police Chief asking local communities and organizations to help the shelter achieve success.
Highland Capital Management is proud to be a part of the resourceful Dallas community’s efforts to positively change the lives of the victims of family violence. The Family Place aims to establish a comprehensive counseling center for victims of domestic violence called Ann Moody Place. The proposed development included emergency bedrooms, a medical clinic, call center, counseling rooms and multi-use spaces for training purposes.
The center will also provide youth education to contain teen dating violence and bullying. The Family Place works proactively to reduce family violence by providing intervention, community education, and advocacy. James Dondero has over thirty years’ experience in equity markets. Highland Capital Management provides innovative credit services such as collateralized loan obligations and customized credit solutions for institutional investors globally.
It also offers advisory on mutual funds, private equity, and hedge funds. James Dondero is in charge of investment strategies and operational management at the group. Under his leadership, the group has won numerous awards for its innovative products and exceptional fund management efforts. James Dondero is also serving as the chairman of Nexbank and Cornerstone Healthcare among others. He is also associated with American Banknote, MGM Studios, and American Express.
He graduated from the University of Virginia. He is a Certified Management Accountant as well as a Chartered Financial Analyst. James Dondero is an active philanthropist and supports various organizations such as Education is Freedom, Uplift Education and Perot Museum of Natural Science among others. Click here to follow the full press release.