James Dondero is the founder and President of a SEC registered company known as Highland Capital Management. His company’s reputation in the investment and finance industry is undoubted. Highland Capital Management manages assets worth over $21 billion. It’s one of the world’s largest global credit managers.
</p>Dondero and his business partner, Mark Okada, founded Projective Life Insurance Corporation in 1990. The firm was later renamed Highland Capital Management, L.P. James begun his career managing secured bank loans. He became a registered SEC investment advisor within three years.
Highland Capital renders a variety of services in finance. These services include separate accounts, collateralized loans, long-only funds, private equity as well as credit strategies. Individuals who know the company or its services know that Highland Capital Management has all solutions for professional and personal financial needs.
Additionally, this firm serves clients with diversified needs. Its customers are from different backgrounds. The client base of Highland Capital Management includes individual investors, corporations, foundations, governments and financial institutions.
James Dondero has more than 30 years of experience in credit finance. This allows him to lead his company in the right direction. Mr. Dondero has also worked in many private and public sector credit markets. Moreover, he has held different leadership positions in established credit card companies such as American Express.
Currently, James oversees the management of assets worth billions of dollars at Highland Capital Management. He actively offers financial aid to support the efforts of Dallas leaders who aim to improve the lives of the citizens.
Recently, James Dondero offered $1 million to The Family Place, which helps victims of family violence. The grant matches half of any funds raised for the facility’s campaign. With the help of Mr. Dondero, The Family Place has raised over $200,000. It continues to receive more funds. Donations offered to The Family Place enable the facility to continue providing emotional, physical and economic support.
James Dondero earned his Bachelor’s degree from University of Virginia. He is a chartered financial analyst and a certified management accountant. He is also a member of the board of directors for a number of companies, which include American Banknote, NexBank, MGM studios and CCS Medical and Cornerstone Healthcare.