James Dondero – Well-Know Businessman and Philanthropist Based in Dallas, TX

James Dondero is one of the most prominent names in the financial world of not the only United States, but across the globe. Over the years, he has helped Highland Capital Management, a financial services firm that he co-founded, become one of the leaders in the industry. With over three decades of experience behind his back, James Dondero certainly knows the tricks of the trade in the financial sector and has been able to develop a very keen sense when it comes to financing or business. James Dondero is associated with many other leading financial firms apart from Highland Capital Management, which includes Nexbank, CCS Capital, and Cornerstone Healthcare.


Not only has he helped in making Highland Capital Management successful in its sector, but all the companies that he is heading or is associated with are market leaders in their respective industries due to the strategic guidance provided by James Dondero. He is also a certified Chartered Financial Analyst and a Certified Managerial Accountant, which helps him understand and read the market in technical terms much easier. It is what has also helped him devise some of the most successful financial and business strategies for the Highland Capital Management and its top investors and clients.


Even in the most sluggish of financial markets, he has been able to make sure for the customers and investors that they continue to make significant returns and that their investments are safe and secure. James Dondero has done B.S. in Commerce from the University of Virginia. James Dondero has also been on the directorial board of MGM Studios and American Banknote Corporation. He also has the experience of working for American Express, where he joined in 1985, and by the time he left the company in 1989, James Dondero was already managing over $1 Billion in assets for the corporation.


Under the leadership of James Dondero, the Protective Life’s GIV Subsidiary net worth increased to over $2 Billion in just a few years. James was associated with GIV Subsidary of Protective Life before he started with Highland Capital Management. James is also a well-known philanthropist and continues to encourage and donate to many charitable organizations and programs in his community.

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