James Dondero, the CEO and founding partner of the Highland Capital Management (HCM), has enlisted the help of Linda Owen to manage the rapidly expanding Highland’s charitable giving program. Linda Owen is an esteemed civic leader who lives in Dallas. She used to work for The Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation as the president.
In the newly established position, Owen will be the charitable giving manager in charge of administering HCM’s charitable giving program. She will partner with executives of The Dallas Foundation, a non-profit that manages HCM’s charitable funds.
James Dondero’s comments
James Dondero stated that HCM decided to assign the duty of managing its charitable giving program to a professional after it had expanded its philanthropic initiatives. Linda has a stellar record of formulating exceptional public-private collaborations in Dallas. Additionally, she is passionate about improving lives through charity work.
HCM dedicates more than $3 million yearly to philanthropic agencies via The Dallas Foundation. The firm donates towards causes like Dallas Community, health care, education, and veterans’ support. HCM funds organization like Snowball Express, the Center for Brain Health, Perot Museum of Nature, the Dallas Zoo, and the American Heart Association.
According to Owen, HCM’s unwavering commitment to charity work is inspiring. The company works closely with foundations it funds to help them realize their goals. Both senior and junior workers carry out charitable initiatives enthusiastically.
Highland Capital Management (HCM)
HCM is a reputable investment adviser that manages assets worth about $17 billion. With over 24 years’ experience in the alternative investment industry, Highland Capital Management (HCM)X has earned a spot among the premier providers of alternative credit management services. The company is a hub of leading-edge credit solutions that include long-only funds, distressed equity, collateralized loan obligations, and separate accounts. It has offices in central cities like Dallas, Seoul, Singapore, Sao Paolo, and New York.
The Dallas Foundation
The Dallas Foundation seeks to improve living conditions of residents of North Texas by mobilizing passionate philanthropists and effective foundations. This public charity commenced its charitable operations back in 1929. It has over 300 special funds and gives out grants to organizations across different fields, including animal welfare, social services, health, and education.