James Dondero and Highland Capital acheiving new heights
James Dondero has had many achievements since starting his career as an analyst over 30 years ago. he has been recognized by winning many awards over his career including the Morningstar’s 5 star designation for Global Allocation in 2014, the Lipper Award for Floating Rate Opportunities in 2014, and Morningstar’s #1 ranked Healthcare Long/Short Equity Fund in 2014. Mr. Dondero graduated from the University of Virginia earning it’s highest honors from the McIntire School of Commerce with dual majors in Accounting and Finance. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), and a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). James Dondero serves as the Chairman of NexBank, Cornerstone Healthcare, and CCS Medical. He also serves as a board member of American Banknote and MGM studios.
James Dondero is President and co-founder of Highland Capital Management, which was founded over 20 years ago. Highland Capital Management pioneered the collateralized loan obligation (CLO) market, creating one of the first non bank CLOs in 1996. They offer a broad range of financial products to meet the needs of both retail and institutional investors. They are focused on offering unique investment products to their diversified client base. They are passionate about protecting investors capital.
James resides in the Dallas Texas area. He actively supports initiatives in education, veterans’ affairs, and public policy. He has made a commitment to improving the lives of those residing in the Dallas-Fort Worth area through education. He has donated millions in proceeds to Dallas area non-profits and charities. Highland Capital have committed more than $10 million since 2005 to organizations around the world. They believe that real differences can be made through volunteerism, advisory board involvement, and financial donations.