James Dondero Now a Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business

Highland Capital Management, L.P co-founder and president, James Dondero, is now part of the SMU (Southern Methodist University) Cox School of Business board. His appointment is a reward to his Dallas-based company’s dedication to making SMU a better business school to upcoming entrepreneurs.Speaking about the nomination, Dondero admitted that SMU is vital to the buzz in Dallas, a buzz that is the very reason why Highland Capital Management, L.P has grown to become so successful. To him, it is a great privilege to finally be part of something that fuels the growth of so many businesses and individuals in Dallas.

James Dondero will join an executive board of about 100 appointees, a great deal of whom are non-academics who offer valuable strategic advice to the SMU Cox School of Business. He will now be part of the boards traditional winter, spring and fall meetings.Apart from just being the president over at Higland, Dondero is also the chair of CCS Medical, NexBank, NexPoint Residential trust and Cornerstone Healthcare. His position as a board member won’t be new responsibility since he has some experience from being part of the MGM Studios and Jernigan Capital board.

About SMU Cox School of Business

The Cox School of Business has been around since 1928 and is one of the most reputable business learning institution in the region. The school offers a wide range of business oriented programs to both graduates and undergraduates from across the globe.

Highland Capital Management, L.P.

Highland Capital Management is an asset management company founded by James Dondero and Mark Okada back in 1993. This SEC-registered investment tutor has over $16 billion worth of assets under its care. Highland offers its clients credit and investment strategies with its fortes including lucrative investment options like hedge funds, long only funds and special-situation private equity. You can also follow him on twitter  : https://twitter.com/jamesdondero?lang=en


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