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). He obviously 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.
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. Over time, under the leadership of Jim Thompson, Dallas investment professional, the firm has built up a team of experienced executive management, structuring, trading, credit and business operations professionals who have shown themselves 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.
Over the course of 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.