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James Dondero Joins Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business Board

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The President and Co-Founder of Highland Capital Management Company, James Dondero, is announcing his appointment as an Executive Board Member of the Cox business School at the University of Southern Methodist. According to James Dondero, this arrangement means that his relationship with the university grows stronger.

James Dandero is committed to the development of the curriculum that enables students to pursue their University Education. Highland Capital Management Company has developed a Tower Scholar program which encourages and recognizes the professional pursuits in public policy James Dondero also has a strong commitment towards the development of the George Bush Presidential Library.

The Cox School of Business at the University of Southern Methodist has a great contribution to the business environment in Dallas. For this reason, Highland Capital Management Company is one of the main beneficiaries. According to him, he takes the high honor to assist with the numerous excellence and growth initiatives the university is undertaking to improve the curriculum.

The Executive Cox Business Board in the Southern Methodist University has more than 100 appointed members. They give their acknowledged advice on business curriculum strategies. The Executive Board Members meet three times annually.

While he continues to lead Highland Capital Management Company, James Dondero is chairman of the NexPoint Residential Trust, NexBank, Cornerstone Healthcare, and CCS Medical. He has also served as a board member to MGM Studios and Jernigan Capital Management Company.

Highland Capital Management Company is a Securities and Exchange Commission-registered investment partner. While the company works together with its affiliating company, the company manages more than $16 billion in assets. The company was incepted in 1993 by Mark Okada and James Dondero.

Highland Capital Management Company is one of the most experienced companies in the world dealing with alternative credit management. The company also has specialties in credit hedge funds, lending strategies, long-only funds, distressed, separate accounts, CLOs, and special-situation private equity.

The Cox Business School in the Southern Methodist University was started in 1920. It was named in honor of Edwin Cox. The University of Southern Methodist Business School is based in Dallas, Texas. It is one of the highly-ranked graduate and undergraduate programs in the United States

December 8, 2016