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James Dondero Manages even more

On May 12, 2015, NexPoint Residential Trust, Inc. announced two new additions to its board of directors, Dr. Arthur Laffer and James Dondero. James Dondero, co-founder of Highland Capital Management, founder and president of NexPoint Advisors and chairmen of NexPoint bank, an associated company, can now add the title of NexPoint Residential Trusts, Inc. President to his long list of achievements.
Mr. Dondero’s most well known success had its beginning 1993 when he co-founded Highland Capital Management with Mark Okada. The company’s growth has been incredibly successful since then and as of March 2015, Highland is handling and estimated $21 billion in assets. Today, the company is one the leading global credit managers and James Dondero is currently the company’s CEO. Prior to the Highland Credit Management’s upstart, Mr. Dondero served in a number of other note-worthy and substantially powerful positions. From 1985 to 1989 he managed approximately 1 billion dollars in funds for the well known bank, American express. After which he found his place as a chief investment officer at Protective Life’s GIC subsidiary. He also currently holds title of Certified Management Accountant and he is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
More recently James Dondero has used his years of experience to pioneer new credit asset classes in the field of investing in credit and equity markets. Based off of his skillset and 30 years of experience it seems as if there is no one more qualified for the job of managing and educating on the subject than Mr. Dondero. James Dondero is a Beta Gamma Sigma graduate of the University of Virginia with majors in Accounting and Financing and his Portfolio management experience is diverse and includes leveraged bank loans, derivatives, preferred stocks, common stocks, mortgage-backed securities, investment grade corporates and much more. His work boasts many rave reviews as well. Funds associated with Mr. Dondero’s management have received multiple awards throughout his illustrious career including Morningstar’s 5-star designation for Global Allocation in 2014 as well as the Lipper Award for Floating Rate Opportunities in the same year. Mr. Dondero’s achievements and experience have certainly made him stand out in the field of Accounting and credit management and his success are unmatched making him a well qualified candidate for his new role as president at NexPoint Residential Trust, Inc.

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