He has participated in the banking, investment and the finance industries since he began his career. James Dondero is an experienced financier who has been in the industry for an extended period; He has also seen the foundation of the most successful finance and investment in the finance and the banking sector. James Dondero is the co-founder and the President of Highland Management Capital. Highland Capital Management LP is a Security Exchange Commission registered company that was created to deliver services and products including advising investors. Highland Capital Management has active and a long history operating as a leading alternative asset manager which has been putting more emphasis on the health sector.
James Dondero has been positively taking his responsibility as the President of Highland Capital Management by overseeing the operations as well as the management of the company. James has been in the industry for more than three decades where he has been specializing in credit management, and he is also considered to be among the pioneers of the collateralized loans obligation. Mr. James has been improving the financial as well as the investment sector with most of his funds being recognized and awarded. Some of the Awards he has received include Morningstar’s 5-Star designation for general allocation which he received in 2014, The Lipper Awards for Floating Rates opportunities, among many others.
Mr. James has served in several financial organizations. Before co-founding Highland Capital Management, James served at Protective Life which is an affiliate of GIC. At the company, Mr. Dondero worked as the Chief investment officer. Dondero can be described as a go-getter who does not rest until he accomplishes what he wants in life. At Protective Life, James helped to build the organization from its foundation and expanding it within a short period. He knew what he wanted from a young age, and after his High School graduation, James Dondero joined the University of Virginia where he graduated with a degree in Accounting and Finance. James Dondero is also a Certified Management Accountant and has every right to use the title of an elected a Charted Financial Analyst. He is also a leader who has served on several Boards as Director and a member including Nexbank, Cornerstone Healthcare among others.