James Dondero is the President and Co-Founder of the Highland Capital Management company. His current resident is Dallas, Texas. James Dondero has more than three decades of professional experience in the management of assets and finance.
His experience spans through equity and credit markets, focusing highly on the distressed and high-yield investments. In 19993, Highland Capital Management Company was incepted in the United States. Since then, it has pioneered the development of credit oriented solutions and Collateralized Loan Obligations for retail and industrial investors in the world.
Some of his products have won business awards in the country. They include hedge funds, CLOs, separate institutional accounts, mutual funds, private equity funds, and ETFs. He is the chairman of CCS Medical, Cornerstone Healthcare, and NexBank.
He also serves as a Distinguished Executive Board Member of MGM Studios and American bank note. Mr. Dondero has actively invested his wealth in numerous activities of philanthropy. For this reason, he has supported various education initiatives, public policy, and veterans affairs. Before founding Highland Capital Management Company, he worked as a chief investment officer.
Protective Life Company grew under his direction in Dallas when he started his journey in business. James Dondero graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting from the University of Virginia. Moreover, James Dondero is a Certified Accountant Manager.
James Dondero is the President and Co-Founder of the Highland Capital Management Company. He is announcing his appointment as an Executive Board Member of the Southern Methodist University. For him, this appointment is strengthening the business relationship between the University and Highland Capital Management Company.
This includes the Tower Scholars under Highland Capital Management Company that encourages ad recognizes professional pursuits in business and public policy. The program also recognizes the support James Dondero offers to the George W. Bush Presidential Museum and Library.
The Cox business School at the Southern Methodist University has a great contribution to the vibrant community in Texas, and Highland Capital Management Company is one of the beneficiaries. According to James Dondero, he is honored to serve as a board member and hopes to develop solutions to enhance the business world through his contribution to the board.