Jim Thompson, Dallas Financial Specialist, is Seen as a Leader

November 20, 2018
Jim Thompson Dallas

Over time, under the leadership of Jim Thompson, Dallas-based Preston Hollow Capital has managed to build a team of experienced professionals in a number of areas, including specialists in structuring, trading, credit and business operations and executive management. Over time, they have demonstrated that they are capable of working seamlessly to deliver the best quality experience for every client in every situation. 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.

With Preston Hollow Capital, Jim Thompson has pursued 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. Throughout his long career, Jim Thompson has made Dallas home. In fact, he has been so dedicated to the Dallas Metroplex, he has never even considered leaving.

For 22 years Jim Thompson was the CEO of a diversified financial services firm called ORIX USA, also in Dallas 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. In fact, when he Jim decided to leave ORIX USA and start Preston Hollow Capital, he started them in the same Dallas building. Before landing at ORIX USA, Jim Thompson also held senior management positions with Financial Corporation of Santa Barbara and Mission Hills Mortgage. With both firms, he was responsible for various loan origination, securitization and other capital markets and investment related functions.

Jim Thompson Works Hard to Make Dallas Better

November 20, 2018
Jim Thompson, Dallas

Most who know Jim Thompson, Dallas businessman, know him as the founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Preston Hollow Capital, LLC (PHC). He serves his clients well, based mostly on the knowledge and exoerience he has accumulated over four decades in the financial services industry. Preston Hollow Capital is well-known in Dallas and beyond as a well-capitalized non-bank finance company that has expertise in municipal specialty finance.

From the perspective of Jim Thompson, Dallas is a special community. He sees it as his home and he is dedicated to improving the business climate in his community. Because of who he is and how he was raised, he has always believed that one of his keys to life includes giving back to his community to the extent possible. That is why, in addition to being the chairman of Preston Hollow Capital. Jim Thompson is a very active philanthropist, primarily in his Dallas community. In addition to his long-time 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.

Jim Thompson also shows unwavering support for STEM education initiatives through his leadership and support of the Blue Sky Educational Foundation. He also has been 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.