James Dondero, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist

Who is James Dondero?

James Dondero is the President and Co-Founder of the company “Highland Capital Management”, an investment management firm based in Dallas, Texas that manages funds, structured investments, and more. Mr. Dondero has a deep commitment and objective to the further advancement of the city. Mr. Dondero is an alumni of the University of Virginia’s McIntire school of commerce. He achieved two bachelors in science degrees, and is renowned for his skill in the field of finance. Visit Nexbank to know more about James. His career started with a financial training program with JP Morgan in 84′. That opportunity allowed him to land a job at “American Express” where he worked for 4 years. During his time there, Mr. Dondero was trusted with the responsibility of managing/overseeing over $1 billion in income funds. Afterwards, in 89′ James was promoted to a seat as a Chief Investment Officer for the company “Protective Life’s GIC Subsidiary”. Although the company started out as just an idea,  James was able to make it become a reality. The firm ended up becoming a successful $2 billion dollar corporation. Read more at Huffington Post about James Dondero.

Highland Capital Management

After James Dondero felt he had gathered a sufficient amount of experience, he decided it was time to create his own business which he did in 93′. He named the management firm “Highland Capital Management” and through displaying his influential leadership created quite the name for himself as well as the business. Renowned as one of the biggest alternative credit managers on a global scale. James is not only a famous entrepreneur and businessman, but a dedicated philanthropist as well. In 2016, during “The Family Place’s” 21st annual Texas trailblazer awards, his firm donated over $1 million dollars to the organization. The family place is the cities leading group in supporting those who are victim to domestic violence. James Dondero is regarded highly in both sectors, finance, and humanitarianism works.

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