James Dondero is the co-founder and the president of Highland Capital Management, L.P, which is based in Dallas Texas. James has been with the company since 1993 and his experience in the field spins for over 30 years. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree (B.S) commerce, Accounting and finance option from University of Virginia.
James Dondero is an insightful and prolific leader backed with a rich and vast experience. This has seen him steer Highland capital management to greater heights. He is a great and renowned philanthropist who has donated millions to charity to his Dallas community. He is greatly committed to improving education in Dallas –Fort Worth area .He continues to improve the lives of people living in Dallas.
Highlands Capital Management is a registered investment adviser and was founded in the year 1993 by John Dondero and Mark Okada and it is now one of the most successful global alternative credit managers. The firm has a variety of clients that include financial institutions, foundations, governments, high net-worth individuals and many others .Last year the firm announced that it was going to assist victims of family violence by awarding a $1 million challenge grant through The Family Place, a leading organization in Dallas that supports victims of family violence. The money was contribute towards the legacy campaign. The grant was disbursed via the philanthropic arm of Highland Capital Management known as Highland Dallas Foundation Inc. The family place has since been able to raise an additional amount summing up to $200,000 towards its mission, the Legacy Campaign. With $2.8 million target, Highland’s challenge grant strives to ensure that Family Pace triumphs.
James Dondero said that grants answers to alarm raised by the mayor of Dallas and police chief of Dallas to help avert issues that a menace to the residents of Dallas. James Dondero has praised the Family Place for being a philanthropic and the most generous group in the community, group that has the people’s best interests at heart. The Family Place CEO has welcomed everyone who has the call to help through life changing services to join in the bandwagon.