James Dondero, Philanthropist
James Dondero is a financier based in Dallas, Texas and is president of Highland Capital. He has a reputation for success and also has given to charitable causes. He is also on the nexbank board of directors. He has contributed to the education is freedom foundation and George W. Bush Presidential Library. He has also contributed to Snowball Express and the Perot Museum. Visit his website at jamesdondero.com.
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He has two bachelor degrees and has specialized in accounting and finance. Dondero has made an name for himself in the Dallas financial community. He started off at JP Morgan and then also worked at American Express. He managed $1 billion of fixed income funds and then become Chief Investment Officer at Protective Life’s investment subsidiary. He turned the company into large scale business. Dondero therefore has established himself with a great background in investing and finance.
Dondero has put his success to good use- and this has showed in his activities. One recent project involved helping out the Dallas Zoo. James Dondero help rebuild the habitat with a donation of $1 billion. His company also formed a relationship with the Dallas Foundation and Dondero has done a great job in this regard. His company has really helped in the Dallas Area, in that local projects have assisted in making the area a nice place to live and that local activities are properly funded.
In North Texas, Dondero’s foundation helps veterans and also environmental causes and educational needs. He has also funded a shelter helping male victims of Domestic Violence. Read more about James Dondero on Bloomberg.com.