The president and co-founder of the asset management company based in Dallas, James Dondero, has been appointed from the Highland Capital Management company as an Executive Member of the Council of the Cox Business School at Southern Methodist University.
James’ new position as a board member expands the strong commitment Highland Capital Management Company has to the Southern Methodist University. This includes the endowment of the Tower Scholars Highland Capital Management Company. It is a program that encourages academic process and recognizes the professional pursuits in public relations. The program also recognizes the George W. Bush Presidential Museum and Library. Learn more about James Dandero: http://www.jamesdonderohycredit.com
The Cox Business School was established in 1920 in Dallas on the Southern Methodist University campus in Dallas, Texas. In 1978, this school was named after its benefactor Edwin K. Cox. The Southern Methodist University offers a broad range of highly-ranked graduate and undergraduate business programs in education. The campus has centers of excellence and an active network of alumni in global chapters.
Highland Capital Management Company is registered under SEC to offer a wide range of investment advice to its clients. The company has more than $16 billion of assets under management. In 1993, the company was founded by Mark Okada and James Dondero.
Highland Capital Management Company forms one of the most experienced and largest providers of alternative credit. The company is also specialized in credit strategies separate accounts and long-only funds, credit hedge funds, special-situation private and distressed equity, hedge funds, and CLOs.
The company also has a specialization to offer emerging markets, alternative investment natural resources, and long/short equities. The diversified Client base of Highland Capital Management Company covers foundations, pension plans, financial institutions, corporations, governments, funds of funds, and the high-net-worth individuals.
The company is based in Dallas Texas. Highland Capital Management Company has offices in Sao Paulo, Seoul, Singapore, and New York.
The Cox Business School at the Southern Methodist University contributes to the business community in which Highland Capital Management and Dallas are the beneficiaries. James Dondero is honored to assist in the excellence and growth of the school. The Cox SMU Board has 100 members who develop business strategies in the school.