Jim Thompson has grown and thrived in the financial sector for the entirety of his 39-year career, most of which has occurred in Dallas, Texas. He began his career in California with a yearlong tenure at Newport Balboa Savings and grew from there to include serving as senior vice president and executive president of California area firms. For more than 20 years, Thompson worked at the Dallas based ORIX USA, becoming the company’s president and chief executive officer in 2003. He remained in the prestigious role through 2013 when he departed to start his own financial company. Founded by Jim Thompson in 2014, Preston Hollow Capital, LLC, has grown in its first five years in Dallas, increasing equity capital to more than $1 billion among other assets and successes.