Southern Methodist University (SMU) Cox School of business, appointed James Dondero who is the co-founder and the President of Highland Capital Management to the Executive Board. Highland Capital Management already has a relationship with Southern Methodist University but as the President James Dondero mentioned his appointment would strengthen the commitment between the two institutions. Highland Capital Management runs a program known as Highland Capital Management Towers Scholars that was founded with a primary purpose of encouraging the young students who are willing to pursue public policy as well as the support of the great George W. Bush President Library and Museum.
James mentioned that he was very grateful for the contribution the Cox School of Business is undertaking to assist the Dallas community which his organization is also a participant. Mr. Dondero did not forget to mention that Highland Capital Management is also dedicated to seeing the growth of the community through their initiative. The Cox Southern Methodist University consists of about 100 Board members who meet three times annually every winter, spring and summer.
Highland Capital Management L.P was established in 1993 by James Dondero and his co-partner Mark Okada. Highland Capital Management is described as one of the largest financial institutions that offer a different type of credit. The commercial organization specializes in credit strategies which include long-only funds, separate accounts, credit hedge funds, distressed and special situation equity, as well loans that are collateralized. Highland Capital Management Headquarters is located in Dallas Texas and has other offices in San Paulo, Seoul as well as Singapore.
James Dondero is the co-founder and the President of Highland Capital Management. Mr. James is a renowned financier who has more than 30 years of experience in the credit as well as the equity markets. James Dondero also sits on several boards including Cornerstone Health Care, CCS Medical as well as NexBank.
James Dondero is not only an entrepreneur and a financier but he is also participating in community work, he is a philanthropist. He mostly supports education program, public policy as well as expert affairs. James is a graduate of the University Of Virginia School Of Commerce where he specialized with Accounting and Finance. Dondero is a go-getter, and he is also a Certified Management Accountant and he have the designation of Charted Financial Analyst.