Highland Capital Management, a multi-billion dollar investment management corporation based in Dallas Texas, is making major headlines through its generous endowment to the George W. Bush Presidential Center. The ten million endowment gift will be used to maintain many public programs held at the prestigious center. The programs include famous authors, thought leaders, politicians, and news makers looking to take advantage of the space. Read more at Biz Journals about Highland Capital.
Highland Capital has made a significant impact to the success of the George W. Bush Presidential Center. Since 2012, Highland has contributed more than five million dollars since 2012 and this recent gift will substantiate the success of holding various major events for many years to come.
The major endowment from Highland Capital also creates several sponsored events in the community. The first sponsored event took place on February 5th. The evening was a constitutional conversation featuring Chris Scalia, the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. The evening consisted of a robust conversation regarding his father’s favorite speeches and a round table discussion of experts discussing current media landscape. Many of these events are at no cost to register and those interested in attending can sign up at www.bushcenter.org
These series have attracted substantial popularity and attracted multiple sellout crowds. Popular public figures such as Condolezza Rice, Barbra Bush, and Saturday Night Live creator Lorne Michaels have made appearances at the center. In addition, the center is used exclusively for special exhibits such as artists’ work. For example, President Bush’s paintings of post 9/11 veterans were featured at the center.
The investment and contributions of Highland Capital Management are focused on providing future opportunities for leaders and visionaries of our society to be heard. Highland Capital Management continues to provide opportunities on both national and international scales. Read this article at PR Newswire.