Highlands Capital Management is an investment advising company that has billions of dollars in assets. The company was founded in 1993 by Mark Okada and James Dondero. It has grown to be one of the largest and most experienced credit alternative managers. The company specializes in strategizing credit in various forms. It offers its expertise in alternative investments. Highlands main office located in Dallas, TX. They also maintain offices in Seoul, Sao Paulo, New York, and Singapore.
Highlands Capital Management is also highly involved in the local community. Its charities are a top priority for the company. Highlands Capital goes beyond investing in the financial community but also the communities their employees live and work. They donate time, money, and their expertise to community organizations and national not for profits. Since 2005 Highlands Capital and its partners have donated nearly 10 million dollars to helping different organizations from around the world.
One of the biggest partners of Highlands Capital Management Charities is the president and co-founder of the company, James Dondero. His heart truly belongs to Texas. He has worked with several large nonprofit organizations including the Santa Barbara Foundation, the Dallas Foundation, and the Kansas City Foundation. One of the biggest causes he has donated to was funding educational opportunities for veterans involved with the current conflicts. The organization also provides housing on the verge of being homeless. He also donates to global causes as well. They both has made substantial donations to the George W. Bush Library, the Dallas Zoo, the Center for Brain Health, the Perot Museum of Science and Nature, and the Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation.