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Highland Capital Appoints Linda Owen To Manage The Company’s Philanthropic Arm

by Chris Holden - April 19th, 2017.
Filed under: Investment Firm.

Linda Owen is the new charitable giving manager at Highland Capital Management. She has joined James Dondero in his efforts to expand the company’s charitable giving. Linda is a renowned philanthropist. Additionally, she is the Woodall Rodgers Park Foundation’s former president. Linda will be charged with the duty of providing the firm’s philanthropic arm with innovative strategies that will enhance its charitable giving. She will work closely with the Dallas Foundation

While announcing her appointment, James Dondero noted that his company had recognized the need of recruiting a professional to take charge of its charitable giving. He posited that such an individual will be able to successfully lead the company’s arm and ensure that its donations have maximum impact. Dondero was pleased with Linda’s acceptance of her new job. In addition, he pointed out at her proven record and knowledge of Dallas. James went on to say that, the philanthropist shares Highland Capital’s vision.

Highland Capital is one of the leading financial donors in Dallas. The company donates more than $3 million every year to various charitable organizations. Mostly, these resources focus on supporting education, health care, veterans, and the Dallas community. Some of the organizations that have benefited from their contributions are the Center for Brain Health, the Dallas Zoo, Uplift Education, The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, and the American Heart Association.

Linda said that she was pleased to join Highland’s charitable organization. She recognized James Dondero’s commitment to charity. She noted that his contributions, through Highland Capital, had positively changed lives in Dallas and beyond. Linda added that she was excited to work alongside James Dondero.

About Highland Capital Management

Highland Capital Management is an asset managing company. It is also fully registered with the SEC. In 1993, James Dondero and Mark Okada founded the company. Under the leadership of Dondero, the company has grown to become one of the largest alternative credit managers globally. Its services include credit hedge funds, distressed and special situation private equity, long-only funds, separate accounts, and collateralized loan obligations. The asset managers have extensive experience in the financial sector. Owing to their success in the market, the company has been able to expand its operations to different countries, including Singapore, Seoul, and Sao Paolo.

 

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