James Dondero was recently appointed to the Executive Board of the Southern Methodist University (SMU) Cox School of Business. The new appointed of the Co-founder and the President of Highland Capital Management LP is a way of strengthening the relationship between Highland Capital Management and the Cox School of Business.
The two organization having been working together in several programs including Highland Capital Management Tower Scholars a program meant to encourage and recognize academics as well as professionals to pursue public [policy and also the support of George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum.
The president of Highland Capital Management said that the Cox school contributes much to the community development in Dallas and their organization is part of the development projects. James did not forget to mention how grateful he was for the new developments as well as the undertakings of the two institutions.
The academic institution appointed more than 100 members to the Board who are mostly non-academic staff. The executive board members meet at list three times each year at the fall of winter and spring.
Highland Capital Management LP is registered organization that has a mandate of providing investment advice to its clients. The firm was founded in 1993 by its founders James Dondero and Mark Okada. It is also one of the largest and the most experienced global alternative credit managers.
The company specialize in credit strategies including credit hedge fund, long-only funds and separate accounts, as well as collateral loan obligation. The organization serves diverse clients including financial institutions, funds of funds, governments, high net worth individuals, and corporations. Highland has its Headquarters in Dallas and other location offices in New York, Singapore, Sao Paolo, and Seoul.
James Dondero is the co-founder and President of Highlands Capital Management. James has an experience of more than 30 years in financial industry specializing in credit and equity markets focusing on distress investments.
James is a dedicated and devoted man, and he always works hard to achieve his goals and inspiration in life. Before co-founding the Highland Capital Management, James served at GIC a subsidiary company of Protective Life as the Chief Investment Officer.
James Dandero is a graduate of Virginia University where he graduated with the highest honors from McIntire School of Commerce where he majored in Accounting and Finance. Dondero is also a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, and a Charted Financial Analyst. Mr. James is the chairman of Nexbank, Cornerstone Healthcare, as well as CCS Medical. He also serves as a board member of American Banknote and MGM Studios.