Highland Capital Management is an SEC-registered investment adviser that is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Recently, the company donated $10 million in an endowment gift to the George W. Bush Presidential Center. Kenneth Hersh, CEO of the George W. Bush Presidential Center, and James Dondero, President and co-founder of Highland Capital Management, were on-hand to make the donation official. The donation will go to help fund a series of programs for the public that will be held at the Bush Center. Read this article at Dallas News.
The first of the series that is sponsored by Highland Capital Management will highlight Christopher J. Scalia, an author and the son of Antonin Scalia. The elder of the two passed away in 2016, and Christopher has been able to give his presentation about the life his father. Along with this, there will another feature that focuses on James Madison, the fourth President of the United States, and how he might see how the media is functioning in this day and age. These presentations are made free to the public thanks to to Highland Capital Management. Before these presentations, there have been others made by important figures, such as, Lorne Michaels, Condoleezza Rice, General Michael Hayden, and Christopher Jackson.
Highland Capital Management has donated money in the past to the George W. Bush Presidential Center and has, in fact, donated over $5 million in the last six years or so. The company has been recognized as a Founding Benefactor of the Center and plans on continuing to help with its mission. Highland Capital is led by James Dondero who has over thirty years of experience in credit and equity markets. The company is an international firm that focuses on private equity funds, mutual funds, hedge funds, and distressed and special situations alternative investments and private equity. James Dondero not only heads up the company, but he also works with NexBank Capital, Cornerstone Healthcare Group Holdings, and CCS Medical as Chairman. He is also a part of the Executive Advisory Council for the George W. Bush Presidential Center and hopes to continue his work with the organization that he has so proudly been able to serve with up until this day. Learn more about Highland Capital at Affiliate Dork.