A man frequently in the news for his accomplishments as a businessman and a philanthropist is Mr. James Dondero. He is the President of Highland Capital Management L.P., with headquarters in Dallas, Texas. The company is known globally as an investment advisory and fund management firm.
Background Highlights on Mr. Bondero
He is a graduate of the University of Virginia’s McIntire School of Commerce. He graduated in 1984 with dual majors, those being Accounting and Finance. He achieved the University’s highest honors. Additionally, James Dondero achieved certifications as a Certified Management Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst. In the years to follow, he enjoyed successful career moves in the financial industry, including the positions as a Corporate Bond Analyst and as a Portfolio Manager at American Express. Visit Nexbank to know more about James.
Mr. James Dondero, Company President and Philanthropist
In 1993, Mr. Dondero co-founded Highland Capital Management with Mr. Mark Okada, the Chief Investment Officer at the firm. The company and its’ founders are extremely active and very generous contributors to community and charitable organizations within Texas as well as many charities around the world.
James Dondero Offers a One Million Dollar Challenge Grant
Thanks to James Dondero and Highland Capital Management, The Family Place saw a huge increase in donations last year during their capital campaign! The Family Place helps victims of domestic violence in the state of Texas. Mr. Dondero announced he would match 50% of the funds raised in the campaign by up to One Million Dollars and the campaign goals were met! The Family Place organization is located in Texas, and it has been providing counseling and finding shelter for countless victims of domestic violence since 1978. Read more at Huffington Post about James Dondero.