James Dondero founded Highland Capital Management, L.P. in 1993. To date, Highland Capital Management has grown to over $2 billion in assets under the leadership of James Dondero. He currently serves as the President of Highland Capital Management, L.P. His company of Highland Capital Management is well-known for the development of collateralized loan obligation market. Highland Capital Management provides credit solutions for investors across the world and was named by the Dallas Business Journal as one of the top places to work. Visit nexpointliving.com to know more about James Dondero.
Before his creation of Highland Capital Management, James Dondero worked as the Chief Investment Officer for Protective Life growing it to over $2 billion. James Dondero also has previous experience as a bond analyst and portfolio manager for American Express from 1985 to 1989. With over 30 years experience with credit markets, James Dondero manages an impressive portfolio of experience including high-yield bonds, leveraged bank loans and stocks. Along with serving as President of Highland Capital Management, James Dondero is the Chairman of Cornerstone Healthcare Group, CCS. Follow James on Linkedin.
To gain his extensive knowledge of finances, James Dondero completed his Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance from the University of Virginia. He then received training in finance from the company JP Morgan. James Dondero went on to be a Certified Managerial Accountant. Today, James Dondero continues to extend his business portfolio and donate generously to charities in the Dallas, Texas area. From his charitable donations, Highland Capital Management gave a $1 million donation for the Highland Hippo Hut at the Dallas Zoo.