Highland Capital Management announced its support for The Family Place’s Legacy Campaign in October 2016. Highland Capital Management president, Mr. James Dondero, announced that the firm would help The Family Place raise the remaining $2.8 million by matching 50% of any contributions made for the campaign before April 4, 2017. This was during an awards luncheon held at a hotel in Dallas, TX.
The Legacy Campaign had already raised $13.7 million, and has raised another $200,000 since the announcement was made, meaning that Highland Capital Management will contribute $100,000 towards the campaign. This brings the total outstanding amount to $2.5 million. Learn more about James Dandero: http://dallaslinks.com/highland-capital-powerhouse-president-james-dondero/
The Family Place plans to use some of the funds raised to support the building of the Central Dallas Counselling Center. The center will be an emergency shelter for victims of family violence. It will also serve as an education and counselling center for teens and young adults on issues such as dating and bullying.
About James Dondero
James Dondero is a successful entrepreneur based in Dallas, TX. His career in the business field began in 1984 when he was chosen to join the Morgan Guaranty training program.
Dandero was one of the founders of Highland Capital Management in 1993 and currently serves as the company’s president. The company has grown tremendously under his leadership and is now one of the leading investment advisers in the US.
James has over three decades’ experience in the investment market and is an expert in the equity markets.Besides Highland Capital Management, Mr. Dondero also serves on the boards of MGM Studios, American Banknote, Cornerstone Healthcare and Nexbank among other high profile companies. He loves to mentor budding professionals who aspire to be like him.
James Dondero’s commitment to the wellbeing of the society as a whole is evident from his company’s involvement in this campaign and many other charity projects. Highland Capital Management, through its challenge grant, has influenced other community members and organizations in the area to take part in the Legacy Campaign to enable The Family Place to continue serving them diligently as it always has.
The new counselling center is expected to impact the lives of the Dallas community members greatly and will go a long way in improving the lives of those affected by family violence.