The co-founder and president Highland Capital Management, James Dondero was recently appointed the Southern Methodist University (SMU) Cox School of Business as an Executive of its Board. This appointment broadens his company’s commitment to SMU that includes its economic assistance to the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.
The Cox school is known for its contribution to the business community in Dallas of which Highland with Management is among the beneficiaries. The Board at SMU Cox has about 100 appointed members who are advisers relating to the strategies of the business school.
James Dondero Is the President and CEO of Highland Capital Management which is an investment adviser registered with SEC. In addition to that, James Dondero is also the Chairman of Nexbank, Cornerstone Healthcare, NexPoint residential Trust and CCS Medical.
James Dondero co-founded Highlands with Mark Okada in 1993 and has grown and expanded its affiliates which have assets worth about $16 billion. The company is among the largest and most experienced in terms of credit management.
James Dondero currently lives in Dallas, TX and has over 30 years of experience in the credit and equity markets. He co-founded Highland Capital to offer a solution in the credit market in the development of the Collateralized Loan Obligation market for institutions and retail investors in the whole world. Learn more about James Dondero: http://dallaslinks.com/highland-capital-powerhouse-president-james-dondero/
Mr. Dodero is well known for his philanthropic activities which span in the fields of education, public policy formulation and veteran affairs. Previously, as a Chief Development Officer, he helped to bail out Protective life to over $2 Billion in the period between 1989-1993.
James was a Corporate Bond Analyst and a Portfolio Manager at American Express, a well-known company in the financial sector. In 1984, he became an analyst in the Morgan Guaranty training program.
He is also a graduate of the University of Virginia and also has honors from the McIntyre School of Commerce with majors in Accounting and Finance.