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Jim Thompson contributes to Dallas area STEM education

September 18, 2019
 
Jim Thompson Dallas

With many successes across his nearly 40-year finance work, Jim Thompson of Dallas, Texas, strives to contribute to his surrounding and supportive community. This founder, chairman and chief executive officfer of Preston Hollow Capital, LLC, has realized the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in his own life. He’s personally tackled these subjects in his business growth and expertise across the financial field. Now, he looks to give back to students tackling the same subjects. Through the Blue Sky Educational Foundation and his self-named Jim Thompson Foundation, Thompson and his wife, Angela, partner with supports to provide funding to qualified 501(c)3 organizations as well as utilize aviation to increase STEM interest and education among students.

Dallas’ Jim Thompson leads diverse investment firm

September 18, 2019
 
Jim Thompson Dallas

Jim Thompson has led and managed one of the newest financial firms, Preston Hollow Capital LLC, in the Dallas, Texas, area. He founded the business in January 2014 following a successful 30-year career in finance. That career included a 22-year stint at ORIX USA, also in Dallas, where Thompson acted as president and CEO for the decade prior to his departure in 2013. There, he grew the company to 1,400 employees and more than $30 billion in various assets. Now, leading a diverse investment and strategic financial firm of his own, Jim Thompson has already grown beyond $1 billion in equity capital alongside an experienced team and more than $2 billion in investment capacity. Thompson continues to grow Preston Hollow in Dallas, aiding individuals across trades, securities and other financial ventures for their long-term wealth success.

The Investment Advisory Career of Jim Thompson Has Been Good for Dallas

March 20, 2019
 
Jim Thompson, Dallas

Jim Thompson is well-known in Dallas and beyond as a well-capitalized non-bank finance company that has expertise in municipal specialty finance. Over the course of his long and impressive career, Dallas has become Jim’s one and only home. For 22 years before he founded Preston Hollow Capital, he served as the CEO of ORIX USA, a diversified financial services firm. That firm saw enormous growth under his leadership, as evidenced by their 1,400 employees, their assets of more than $5 billion and the $28 billion in third party assets they managed for others. Even before his stint with ORIX USA, Jim Thompson was successful in business and demonstrated a commitment to the Dallas Metroplex.

Back then, he held senior management positions with Financial Corporation of Santa Barbara and Mission Hills Mortgage. In those two positions, he was responsible for various loan origination, securitization and other capital markets and investment related functions. Since Jim Thompson, Dallas investment specialist, founded Preston Hollow Capital, the firm has become highly regarded as a well-capitalized non-bank finance company that has expertise in municipal specialty finance.

Jim Thompson Business Career Has Been Great for the Dallas Community

March 20, 2019
 
Jim Thompson Dallas

As far as Jim Thompson is concerned, Dallas is a special community and he likes to give back to that community as much as he possibly can. That is why, besides serving as founder and chairman of Preston Hollow Capital, Jim Thompson is also a very active philanthropist throughout his Dallas community. He has shown strong support for and/or served on the boards for The Family Place, and the World Craniofacial Foundation. He also expresses his unwavering support for STEM education initiatives through his leadership and support of the Blue Sky Educational Foundation.

Of course, Jim Thompson has always expressed a strong belief in giving back to his Dallas community. He is a former board member for Dallas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), which helps underserved children find legal assistance when they need it. He also has served on the boards of Angel Flight South Central and the AOPA Foundation at various times. He also serves on the board of the Dallas Urban Debate Alliance. If that’s not enough, Jim also strongly supports Dallas-area non-profits through the Jim & Angela Thompson Foundation, which he formed for that purpose.