Jim Thompson of Dallas Leads His Business to Great Success

October 16, 2019
 
Jim Thompson Dallas

Jim Thompson is a Dallas business professional whoseeks to serve his client businesses well, probably because he has managed to gain such a high level of knowledge and experience in the financial services sector. It’s not hard to understand why, since he has been working in the sector for about four decades so far. Most people who know Jim Thompson, Dallas businessman, know him to be the founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Preston Hollow Capital, LLC (PHC).

Preston Hollow Capital is well-known throughout Dallas and well beyond Texas as a well-capitalized non-bank finance company that has expertise in municipal specialty finance. Under the leadership of Jim Thompson, Dallas investment professional, the firm has recruited a crack team of experienced executive management, structuring, trading, credit and business operations professionals. All of them have, at one time or another, demonstrated themselves to be quite capable of working seamlessly to deliver the best quality experience for everyone. They do their best to ensure that borrowers and their agents have an experience that emphasizes flexibility, speed, and certainty, because those are the factors that make for the best borrowing experience.

Throughout his long career, Jim Thompson has made Dallas home. In fact, he is so dedicated to Dallas that, for 22 years he was the CEO of a diversified financial services firm called ORIX USA and led them to enormous growth, to the point that the firm had 1,400 employees, assets of more than $5 billion and they managed another $28 billion in third party assets. Prior to ORIX USA, Jim Thompson also 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.

Jim Thompson of Preston Hollow is a Top-Line Dallas Financial Specialist

October 16, 2019
 
Jim Thompson Dallas

Jim Thompson, Dallas businessman, has always expressed a strong belief in giving back to his community, as a former Board Member of Dallas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), which helps underserved children find legal assistance when they need it, and he has served on the boards of Angel Flight South Central and the AOPA Foundation at various times. He has also strongly support and/or served on the boards for The Family Place, and the World Craniofacial Foundation.

From both abusiness and personal perspective, Jim Thompson believes Dallas to be such an important community, when he decided to leave ORIX USA years back, so that he could establish his own firm, Preston Hollow Capital, he did so in the same Dallas building. That is becauseJim Thompson thinks of Dallas as his home and as such, he is dedicated to improving the business and social climate in his community. With Preston Hollow Capital, Jim Thompson has managed to pursue a two-prong strategy, in which he invests in fixed income credit and also participates in the acquisition of operating companies in such diverse industries as investment banking, asset management, mortgage origination and life sciences sectors.

As you can see,for Jim Thompson, Dallas is a special community. That explains why he likes to give back as much as possible. In addition to being the chairman of Preston Hollow Capital. Jim Thompson is a very active philanthropist, primarily in his Dallas community, but also throughout the state of Texas and beyond. Jim has worked in service to the board of the Dallas Urban Debate Alliance and he also strongly supports Dallas-area non-profits through the Jim & Angela Thompson Foundation, which he formed for that purpose. He also expresses his unwavering support for STEM education initiatives through his leadership and support of the Blue Sky Educational Foundation.

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