One of the most well-known businessmen in Dallas is James Dondero. He is the president of a Dallas based company. He serves as an inspiration to those who want to succeed in the industry. Below is information about the businessman’s career, education and his charitable work.
Dondero’s experience lies within the credit and equity markets industry. He has over three decades of experience in the industry. He is one of the founders of Highland Capital Management and he is currently the president of the company. Highland Management currently has around $15 billion worth of assets under management, and that number is expected to continue to grow throughout the next year or two. Read more at Huffington Post about James Dondero.
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Prior to becoming the president of Highland Capital, Dondero worked at American Express, as well as Protective Life. He also was an analyst at Morgan Guaranty. While at American Express, he was a corporate bond analysis before eventually becoming a portfolio manager. He stayed at American Express for a period of four years.
Mr. James Dondero excelled in college. While at the University of Virginia, he earned Beta Alpha Psi and Beta Gamma Sigma, both very high honors. Accounting and finance are the subjects he majored in. Furthermore, he received certifications as both a CPA and a CMA. Not only that, but the businessman can use the CFA designation, as he earned the right to use it. Follow James on Linkedin.
Dondero and his company believe in investing in the areas their employees work and live. He and Highland Capital make a difference in their communities via advisory board involvement, volunteering and donating funds to nonprofits, both local and national. Between Highland Capital and its partners, more than $8 million has been donated to organizations located around the globe. There are over a dozen organizations that Dondero and his company supports.
Dondero has worked hard to make Highland Capital a leading company in Dallas. He studied hard to get where he is, and he enjoys giving back to the community. He is expected to continue his charitable work and to lead his company on the path of success.