- Dondero is a significant investor and business person whose work experience and achievement in the financial market cannot be reckoned. He is the Co-Founder President of Highland Capital Management (HCM) out of Dallas, Texas. He is the president and co-founder of Highland Capital Management. Under his leadership, HCM has had award-winning solutions and financial solutions to its bulk and individual investors. They provide separate institutional accounts, credit-oriented solutions, Collateralized Loan Obligation (CLO), private equity funds and mutual funds. Mr. Dondero is the Chairman of many organizations that all deal with the financial market. These include NexBank Capital, NexPoint Residential Trust, Cornerstone Healthcare Group Holding and much more. With more than thirty years of experience in credit and equity markets, he must be concerned with abundance yield in investing.
Earlier in his career at American Express, he saw it flourish in his tenure as the analyst. By the time he left the organization in 1989, the fixed income had multiplied to almost a billion dollars. Moreover, while he served as Chief Investment Officer of Protective Life’s GIV subsidiary, the company increased to 2 billion dollars in only four years. He is a professional who graduated from The University of Virginia with the highest honors (Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Alpha Psi) where he pursued accounting and finance. From University of Virginia Mcintire School of Commerce, he attained Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Managerial Accountant (CMA) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). Visit his website at jamesdondero.com.
James Dondero is a member of the executive board at Southern Methodist University, MGM Studios as well as American Banknote. James is a philanthropist who prides on giving back to the society. He is supportive of education, public affairs, and service heroes. Dallas has this big mind enhance philanthropy to its communities. Apart from the business he also initiates home runs in an endeavor dubbed as bringing back hippos to the famous Dallas zoo.
Charitable giving is growing as he teams up with Dallas civic leader, Linda Owen. He sponsors Perot Museum of Natural Science, Snowball Express, George W. Bush Presidential Library and Institute, Education is Freedom, Uplift Education, and SMU’s Tower Scholars Program. Read more about James Dondero on Bloomberg.com.