Highland Capital Management Provides Bush Center Endowment

Highland Capital Management continued the support it has previously shown the George W. Bush Presidential Center to the tune of a new gift of endowment worth $10 million. The gift will be used to help sustain the many programs the Center makes available for the benefit of the public. Learn more about Highland Capital at Crunchbase.

 

Highland Capital will now become the sponsor and namesake of the ‘Engage At The Bush Center’ lecture series that brings authors, leaders of thought, and prominent people to the Bush Center for discussions. The announcement was a joint one made by Highland Capital President and co-founder James Dondero along with the Chief Executive Officer of the Bush Presidential Center Kenneth Hersh.

Hersh expressed his appreciation for the continued support the Center has received from Highland Capital and says that the company is a major reason the Bush Center has progressed to the point that it has. Hersh went on to say that the present endowment is important to secure the future availability of the Center’s lecture series and the operations of the Bush Presidential Center itself.

Highland Capital invested $5 million in the Bush Center in the past and is an original benefactor of the organization.

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The Bush Center will show its appreciation for the endowment gift from Highland Capital by allowing the firm to sponsor a variety of events at the Center including the Engage Lecture Series as well as the ‘Highland Capital Lecture’ that is held annually at the Center.

The Engage Series has often prompted sell-out crowds at the Center and has been an important part their Engagement Agenda since 2015. Past guests of the series include Condelezza Rice, Jeanna Bush, SNL creator Lorne Michaels, Former director of the NSA and CIA General Michael Hayden, and many other interesting people.

About Highland Capital Management

 

Highland Capital Management is an alternative investment manager founded in 1993 that has grown to be a multi-billion dollar company operating globally. The firm maintains a diversified client base that includes public pension plans, financial institutions, endowments, and individuals possessing higher than average net worths. Read more at bloomberg.com.

Highland Capital is headquartered in the city of Dallas, Texas.

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