Highland Capital Management is an investment management firm that manages hedge funds and investment funds in need. Jim Dondero is the co-founder of Highland Capital Management. He is also the president of the company. Dondero is on of Dallas, Texas’ own and the city of Dallas is very proud of the success he has brought to the business and to the company. The company has nearly 15 billion dollars of assets under its name. Highland Capital Management has received multiple rewards, including Morningstar’s top ranked Healthcare Long/Short Equity Fund in 2014.
Dondero is well established in his field. In addition, he has over thirty years of experience in equity and credit. Dondero is very diverse. Moreover, Dondero also is one of the many directors of other companies like NexBank, MGM Studios, American Banknote, and many more!
Dondero was a part of American Express Finical Company before he started at Highland Capital Management. He did an amazing job at the company. He was soon promoted to being a Portfolio Manager with in the company. While in this position Dondero prospered and he the company assets grew over a billion dollars.
Dondero began his early early on. It was in 1984 when Dondero began his career as an analysis. Within a small time frame Dondero had worked hard to get accepted into the Morgan Guaranty training program. He is very well rounded, he graduated from the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce. Dondero is also certified in multiple professions. His certificated to practice as a Certified Management Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst. During school Dondero overachieved the average student in class. He received his degree in honors while being a part of Beta Gamma Sigma and Beta Alpha Psi honor societies.
James Dondero is also a very humble and humane individual. He is a frequent supporter of many charities and fundraisers. He values education and has donated to many organizations that support learning, including Perot Museum of Natural Science Institute, Education is Freedom, Uplift Education, George W. Bush Presidential Library, and many more! Dondero is a successful great man!