The President of Highland Capital Management (HCM), Mr. Dondero also the Co-founder of the firm has a long time experience for over thirty years in equity and credit markets. The firm’s objectives are to facilitate firms achieve high yields and reshape distressed investments. Highland Capital has always been the pioneer in coming up with the Collateralized Loan Obligation (CLO) market and improving the credit solutions for various institutions and the retail investors wherever they are and needs help all over the world under Mr. Dondero’s administration.
HCM offers various institutions who want to grow with separate accounts, REITs, CLOs, mutual funds, private equity funds and also the hedge funds. Mr. Dondero is a dedicated philanthropist who is the chairman of the NexBank, CCS medical and Cornerstone Healthcare. His membership positions include being a member of the MGM studios and the American Banknote.
Mr. Dondero has always been supporting education ambitions, general public policies, and even the veterans’ affairs. He was also involved in coming up with the GIC subsidiary of Protective Life the same year they founded the HCM, 1993. At the GIC he made a remarkable measure where he helped the organization from initiation to more than $2B between 1989 and 1993. His mandate led him to become a corporate bond analyst and later on the American Express manager of portfolio He debuted his career in the year 1994 as an analyst in the Morgan Guaranty training program. Mr. Dondero studied at the Virginia University where he got honors in Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Alpha Psi, previously obtained dual majors in finance and accounting from the McIntire School of Commerce. His skills did not come easy as he had studied early enough with much dedication where had achieved Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) before he enrolled to the higher levels of education as stated above.
In his role in the healthcare sector, he manages more than $2.3 billion worth of assets for institutions and the mutual funds. He is also expected to assume the role of the manager in the NexPoint Capital with the help of Michael Gregory who is the Managing Director and MR Dondero as the president.
Dallas residents will never forget him as a result of his efforts by partnering with many organizations and firms to improve their lives, Recently, MR Dondero has announced a grant of $1 Million Grant from Highland Capital to complete The Family Places with a $16.5 Million Capital Campaign.