James Dondero is the co-founder and president of Highland Capital. Having previously Graduated from University of Virginia with his highest of honors helped him to co-found and be president of Highland Capital. Highland Capital is an investment advising company that is SEC-Registered as well as having about 13.7 billion dollars of assests under management by them. Dondero has made a commitment to making educational opportunities for people living in the area of Dallas-Fort Worth. His commitment has lead him to a large list of partnerships and donations that continues to grow by the day. James Dondero serves on the board of directors for more than a few different companies. These companies include MGM Studios, CCS Medical and Cornerstone Healthcare, NexBank, and even the American Banknote corporation. James has more than just a lot of experience in investing in credit and equity markets but has a total of 30 years doing this. Dondero is a great role model for young people interested in getting into the field of investment and equity markets or even just a great person to go to when you need help with your investment or equity. He also used to work at American Express as a Corporate Bond Analyst and a portfolio manager. Not only has he been able to make the most out of his skills and career but he is also certified in a number of things. He has certification in CPA (Certified Public Accountant) , CMA (Certified Management Accountant) , and impressively also CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst).