From Jim Thompson’s perspective, Dallas is an important community. In fact, he appreciates the Dallas Metroplex so much, when he decided to leave ORIX USA a while back and establish Preston Hollow Capital, he did so within the same Dallas building. To Jim Thompson, Dallas is home and he is dedicated to improving the business climate in his community. Most who know Jim Thompson know him as a Dallas businessman. They know him as the founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Preston Hollow Capital, LLC (PHC).
Jim Thompson quite clearly serves 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. 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.