James Dondero has more than thirty years of experience in the credit and equity markets. He actively supports education, veterans affairs, and public policy. Jim Dondero was analyzed corporate bonds and then managed investment portfolios for clients at American Express. He began his career in 1984 as an analyst in JP Morgan training program. He graduated from the University of Virginia where he earned high academic honors. He also graduated with double majors in accounting and finance. Visit Patch.com to know more about James.
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Founded in 1993 by Jim Dondero and Mark Okada with headquarters in Dallas, Texas, Highland Capital Management was awarded “Best Places to Work in Money Management”. The company was named to the 2017 list by Pensions and Investments magazine. Highland Capital Management is a global alternative investment management group is in charge of approximately fourteen billion dollars in assets to manage along with its affiliates. The company’s founder, James Dondero, makes sure that nutritious lunch options are provided to employees every day and there are healthy breakfast choices as well as healthy snack choices are kept in the kitchen areas. He believes that his employees should be well taken care of in order for them to do their jobs effectively and manage money well. Visit highlandfunds.com to know more about James Dondero.
Highland Capital Management was also awarded the “Best Places to Work in Money Management” for providing employees with fully paid health and dental insurance for employees and their dependents. There are also no deductibles for these insurance policies. The company hosts a two-day offsite get away with educational sessions as well as recreational outlets for employees. Employees can also bring a guest to any company happy hour or holiday party. There is an annual event for families at the Dallas Zoo. Employees say they are expected to work hard, but the company does a good job in providing health care as well as lunch, breakfast choices, and snacks. There is also a gym open to employee use. The company tries to take excellent care of its employees so they will be able to focus on their work and do an excellent job managing their clients’ money.