Forty years in finance for Dallas’ Jim Thompson

September 18, 2019
 
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Jim Thompson has amassed nearly 40 years of experience working in the financial field. Starting his career in 1980 with Newport Balboa Savings in California, Thompson has grown significantly since that first role as vice president. He’s worked with various financial firms, from mortgage focused businesses to well-rounded agencies. For 22 years, he grew with the Dallas company ORIX USA, becoming its president and CEO in the last decade of work there. He helped ORIX grow to more than 1,400 employees, assets exceeding $5 billion and third party managed assets of $28 billion. These successes led Jim Thompson to open his own financial business in early 2014 -- Preston Hollow Capital, LLC. He has served as the company’s founder, CEO and chairman since that time, including currently as it surpasses equity capital of $1 billion.

The philanthropic heart of Dallas’ Jim Thompson

September 18, 2019
 
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Jim Thompson is known across the Dallas, Texas, area as a leader in financial management and other endeavors. As the founder, CEO and chairman of Preston Hollow Capital, LLC, since 2014 -- in addition to three decades of other financial work -- Thompson has grown a significant business presence in the region. But he’s also worked heavily in his community and among various leadership boards. He currently serves on the boards of Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association Foundation Board of Advisors and the Dallas Urban Debate Alliance. He formerly fulfilled board roles with Dallas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), The Family Place, World Craniofacial Foundation and Angel Flight South Central. Jim Thompson also is founding director for the ORIX Foundation in addition to sponsoring the Blue Sky Educational Foundation and Jim Thompson Foundation, which aid educational endeavors.

Jim Thompson Has an Unquestioned Loyalty to His Dallas Community

March 20, 2019
 
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There is no question that Jim Thompson loves Dallas. He also clearly possesses a strong belief in giving back to his community. Besides his service on the board of the Dallas Urban Debate Alliance, Jim also strongly supports Dallas-area non-profits through the Jim & Angela Thompson Foundation, which he formed with an eye on improving life in the Dallas Metroplex. That’s also why Jim Thompson is a board member of Dallas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), which helps underserved children find legal assistance when they need it.

In addition, Jim Thompson has served on the boards of Angel Flight South Central and the AOPA Foundation at various times. He also expresses his unwavering support for Dallas-based STEM education initiatives through his leadership and support of the Blue Sky Educational Foundation. Jim Thompson also keeps Dallas strong through his support and service on the boards for The Family Place, and the World Craniofacial Foundation. For Jim Thompson, Dallas is a special community and he likes to give back to its people as often as possible.

There are Many Ways in Which Jim Thompson Makes Dallas Work Better

March 20, 2019
 
As Jim Thompson sees things, Dallas is a special community. Under his leadership, his own personal investment firm, Preston Hollow Capital has built up a team of experienced professionals over time, including experts in such areas as executive management, structuring, trading, credit and business operations. These professionals have shown themselves capable of working seamlessly to deliver the best quality experience for everyone. Preston Hollow Capital does everything possible 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.

Because of who he is and how he was raised, one of the keys to Jim Thompson’s quality of life includes giving back to his community to the extent possible. Jim Thompson is a very active philanthropist, primarily in the Dallas Metroplex. Besides his service on the board of the Dallas Urban Debate Alliance, Jim 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 initiatives through his leadership of the Blue Sky Educational Foundation.

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