James Dondero the Founder of Highland Capital Management, recently announced that it has hired Terry Jones to become the President of Institutional Products. With over 25 years of experience, Terry Jones will now be in charge of leading Highland Capital’s arrangements with institutional allocation as well as facilitating solutions oriented business development. He will also serve as the main person that leads the institutional sales for the firm as well. With his new role with Highland Capital, Jones will also align portfolio risk management for the firm as well as regulate the risk management in order to identify, and assess any risks the firm may take.
Mr. Jones has recently stated that Highland Capital Management is in very good position to deal with the current changes in the financial markets. He also says that the experience and investing capabilities of the firm which focus on below investment grade credit, and distressed and hedged equities will be able to outperform during the various cycles in the markets. Terry is excited to work with the firm in order to develop solutions which are able to meet clients’ needs. Jones has also said that the firms ability to manage risk capabilities help deal with market volatility and give the firm’s clients the opportunity to understand risks and opportunities when investing.
Mr. Terry Jones was recently hired by the founder of Highland Capital Management James Dondero. Jim founded the firm back in the year 1993 and has built it into one of the top investment firms in the world. The firm is an investment advising and wealth management firm that specializes in credit management, hedge funds, distressed private equity securities and also collateralized loan obligations. Over the course of over 20 years Jim has made Highland Capital Management a firm that manages over 20 billion dollars in assets. Dondero’s firm also has a worldwide presence in cities such as New York, Dallas, Sao Paulo, Singapore and Seoul.
Before founding Highland Capital, Dondero worked in the financial services industry for nearly 20 years. He started out as an analyst trainee and then helped manage a number of multibillion dollar funds for the firms he worked at. His career was very successful and allowed him to develop the knowledge and experience necessary to begin his firm in the early 1990’s. Prior to starting his career, he was a top student graduating from the University of Virginia with the highest honors. In college he majored in accounting and finance which gave him the knowledge foundation to work in the financial services industry. In his spare time, James participates in charitable activities which deal with public policy, education and veterans affairs.
Discussion is Essential
George Soros is well-known as a strong and prominent international supporter of ideals within the democratic views. He has been solid and supportive for over 30 years. He believes in human rights in every way. He has been supporting these rights in over 100 countries. This is a powerful individual who appears to hold the belief that overall discussion is essential within democracy. It would be apparent that Mr. Soros does indeed have a flair for communication and conversation in many areas overall. Discussions appear to spark fresh ideas that will impact everyone.
Voices Must be Heard
It has been stated by George Soros that everyone of us does indeed live in an imperfect world. He is a firm believer that everyone has a voice that must be heard. Every voice must be heard in order to create positive changes. Empowerment just may be the key. Advocating for oneself will lead to engagement and offer a strong sense of hope and accountability for everyone. These are some of the ideals that Mr. Soros has sparked up through discussions. The idea of being heard and feeling empowered has the ability to spread like wild fire. Mr. Soros is known for making his voice heard through his writing and philanthropic organizations that he has been involved in. He seems to believe that every person has a voice that can be heard.
The Open Society Foundation
George Soros is a philanthropist and an investor who had established the Open Society Foundations (https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/people/george-soros). This is a foundation that had the goal to assist countries in making the transition from communism. Mr. Soros has expressed his commitment to many ideas associated with the open society. These ideas include the following:
* rights are respected
* the government is held accountable
* there is no person who has the monopoly on the truth
These are some of the basics that this founder and chairman of Open Society has incorporated within this philanthropic effort.
Philanthropy Since 1979
George Soros does not in any way avoid a challenge. He is involved and engaged in many ways. He had started his philanthropic efforts in the year 1979. He played a role in the undermining of communism. He was able to do this through the following:
* providing Xerox machines to copy banned texts
* supporting cultural exchanges with the West
* his promotion of critical thinking
* his expansion of philanthropy to the United States
Mr. Soros is involved and engaged in every way. He has been facing challenges and providing solutions for many years now. There is much more to this intriguing individual who seems to have a strong passion to create needed changes.