James Dondero is President of Highland Capital Management. In addition to serving as the President, he also is a Co-Founder of the company. His career has been primarily focused on investing, equity, and credit. He has worked in the field of finance for over thirty years and has helped Highland Capital Managment to become one of the fastest growing and most respected companies in its field. The company offers a variety of essential business and investment services such as hedge funds, mutual funds, private equity funds, and more. Read this article at barrons.com.
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Prior to his time with Highland Capital, he was the Chief Investment Officer for GIC and Protective Life. He was in part, responsible for the company seeing figures around $2 billion until he helped Co-found Highland Capital Management in 1993. He also worked for American Express in the 1980s as a portfolio manager. James Dondero is also actively involved in a number of other business ventures such as Chairman of the Board for Cornerstone Healthcare, CCS Medica, Nexbank, an active Board member of MGM, Uplift Education, Tower Scholars Program, Perot Museum of Natural Science, and Education if Freedom. He has extensive experience as a philanthropist as well. Read more about James at Crunchbase.
James Dondero currently holds the designations of CMA, CPA, and CFA. He attended from the University of Virginia with highest honors and dual degrees in finance and accounting. He and began the training program at JP Morgan serving in the capacity of an analyst. James Dondero’s vast experience and training have been part of the formula for success for not only Highland Capital, but various other businesses and charities.