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James Dondero Joins the Executive Board of the Southern Methodist University

The co-founder and president of the Dallas-based Highland Capital Management company, James Dondero, has been elected as an Executive Member of the Council of the School of business in the Southern Methodist University. Learn more about James Dandero:

Is election has also included an endowment f the Tower Scholar of the Highland Capital Management Company. This is a program that is meant to encourage and recognize professional and academic pursuits in public policy. He has also been elected to be part of the George W. Bush Presidential Museum and Library.

The Southern Methodist University Cox Business School plays a major role in the vibrant business nature of Dallas city. It also has a role in the success of Highland Capital Management Company and many other beneficiaries in the country. Mr. Dondero is honored to promote and assist excellence and numerous growth initiatives underway.

The Southern Methodist University Executive Board of the Cox Business School comprises of over 10 appointees, the majority are the non-academics, who advise on the business strategies undertaken in the business school.

For more than three times a year, the Executive Board members meet. To add to his leadership at the Company, Mr. James Dondero is the Chairman of Nexpoint Residential Trust. Dondero is also chairman of NexBank, CCS Medical, and Cornerstone Healthcare. He is also a board member to the MGM studios and Jernigan Capital Management Company.

Highland Capital Management Company is registered under SEC to provide investment advice to their clients. While the company has many affiliates, they have a net worth of over $16 billion of assets under management.

Mark Okada and James Dondero founded the company in 1993. Highland Capital Management Company is one of the most experienced and largest global alternative credit administrators. Highland Capital Management has specialties in hedge funds, lending strategies, separate accounts and long-term funds, special-situation, and distressed private equity.

The company also specializes in centralized loan obligations, emerging markets, alternative investment, long/short equities, and natural resources the company’s client base is diversified to include foundations, pension plans, corporations, endowments, funds of funds, financial institutions, high-net-worth individuals, and governments.

The Dallas-based Highland Capital Management Company maintains offices I Sao Paulo, New York, Singapore, and Seoul.