On February 5th 2018, the Bush Center is conducting its first ever “Engage at the Bush Center.” This program creates a platform for prominent leaders, lecturers and educationalists to come together and discus public policy and the current political and economic state of the world. The program was made possible by Highland Capital Management’s generous $10 million donation. The Highland Capital Management Company has always been supportive of non-profit organizations and relies on the foundation of helping others to run its business philosophy. Read this article at Dallas News.
James Dondero, the Co-founder and CEO of Highland Capital Management has worked tirelessly his entire life to be able to help others and contribute to the development of the nation and its youth. Recently, the CEO of the Bush Center, Kenneth Hersh has appointed James on to the Bush Center’s Executive Advisory Council. Jim Dondero’s philanthropic initiatives and his ongoing strife to make the world a better place makes him the ideal candidate.
On many occasions conflicts of any kind arise due to miscommunication or a complete lack of communication. People are either afraid to speak out or go with the flow thinking their true feelings are wrong or based on a lack of knowledge. The Bush Center’s Engage at the Bush Center will enable thought provoking discussions and take full advantage of the First Amendment. Attendance is free, but participants must register beforehand on the Bush Centers website, bushcenter.org.
The Bush Center has held other prestigious events and programs aimed at helping veterans and other noble causes. The Engage programs have been popular with past events having speakers such as Dr. Condoleezza Rice, Gen. Michael Hayden and Lorne Michaels. The popular events of the past have maximized admissions fast so if you want to attend it’s a good idea to register soon. Learn more about Highland Capital at Affiliate Dork.
Although, James has worked at several large corporations like JP Morgan he has never had a greedy mindset. Personally and through Highland Capital James has contributed over $5 million to the Bush Center since its inception in 2013. Highland Capital has contributed so much to the Dallas area it has established its own charitable arm, the Highland Dallas Foundation. In 2017, Highland Capital contributed to many non-profit organizations including The Family Place, the largest charitable organization that supports victims of domestic violence.
Highland Capital Management currently manages over $16 billion in assets and directly and indirectly creates thousands of jobs in and around the Dallas area. Jim Dondero’s contributions to the Dallas Fort Worth area have earned him the nick name Dallas’s Philanthropy Hero.