The President and Co-founder of Highland Capital Management company, James Dondero, has been appointed as an Executive Board Member of the University of Southern Methodist (SMU) Business Cox School. James Dondero’s position as a board member expands the strong commitment Highland Capital Management has with the University of Southern Methodist.
This includes the Highland Capital Management Scholars Tower endowment. This is the program that encourages academic achievements and recognizes professional pursuits in the public policy. For this reason, Highland Capital Management has a strong commitment towards the George W. bus Presidential Museum and Library.
According to James Dondero, the Cox Business School at the University of Southern Methodist contributed in a great way to the business community in Highland Capital Management and Dallas at large. We are the primary beneficiaries of the business school. Therefore, we give all it takes to develop a better world for our children and us. James Dondero also said that he is thrilled with this opportunity to assist with excellent initiatives and numerous growths underway.
The Cox School of business under the Southern Methodist University consists of more than 100 appointed members of the community. Most of the members are non-academics business people.
The Board of Executive Members meets three times in a year. Moreover, Dondero is also the leader of Highland Capital Management, a chairman at NexBank, a chairperson at NexPoint Residential Trust, CCS Medical, and Cornerstone Healthcare. He is also a board member of the MGM Studios and Jernigan Capital.
Highland Capital Management Company is registered with the Securities Exchange Commission as an investment advisor. The company, together with its partners and affiliates, has more than $16 billion under investment. In 1993, James founded the company together with his partner Mark Okada.
It has specialization in long-only funds, hedge funds, credit strategies, special-situation and distresses equities, lending strategies, and CLOs. The company also offers alternative investment opportunities which include funds of funds, financial institutions, foundations, endowments, and the high-net-worth individuals.
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