Successful James Dondero

James Dondero is a very successful man. He has over 30 years experience in credit markets. He is the President and Co-founder of Highland Capital Management, L.P. Which is the biggest manager of subsidized loan obligations in the United States, by dollar amount. James Dondero also has the role of Chairman of the board and Chief Executive Officer at HCM Acquisition Company. Visit his website at

Before originating Highland in 1993, Dondero was Chief investment officer at Protective Life’s GIC subsidiary. He helped grow the business from conception to over 2 billion dollars between the years 1989 and 1993. James Dondero was responsible on his own for around 1 billion dollars in fixed income funds for American Express, from 1985 to 1989. Before American Express he finished his financial training for JP Morgan. He has received his BS in Commerce for the university of Virginia. On top of all that he is a Certified Managerial Accountant who has earned the deserved right to use the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. And presently he serves as Chairman for Cornerstone Healthcare Group, CCS. Read more about James Dondero on

On Dondero’s twitter account he says “Major initiatives underway in Dallas at @TheBushCenter — glad to support an org that is taking on the biggest issues and getting things done! #MyChargetoKeep”. From this one post we can see that he is a kind man who enjoys helping people. Another tweet from his Twitter, “I’m sure the @ReasoningMind internship is in high demand – great opportunity for a Dallas high school student to see the future of math education.” This post shows that James Dondero enjoys helping out the younger generation to become the future. Also shows that he cares about the education of the younger generation.


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