Success is not a one-moment affair of bagging an award in a competition. It is a process as demonstrated by one warrior in the credit and equity markets. His matchless experience of over 30 years has given him the grip to offer rightful solutions. The man James Dondero has been a solution expert on LinkedIn when it comes to credit matters. He has offered solutions to retail and institutional investors all over the world in high yield investing. This kind of skill has been blended with his passion for forming a perfect expert. He is the partner, co-founder, portfolio manager and president of Highland Capital Management. A stride of success After graduating with a degree in accounting and finance from the University of Virginia, he became a Certified Management Accountant. Over the years, he has also been awarded a right to use the designation of a Chartered Financial Analyst for his immense contribution in the financial world. His stride of success has also been seen while he was working for Protective Life’s GIC subsidiary. He made the business to grow to a tune of $2 billion within five years. His work also left a mark in the American Express where he worked before joining Protective Life. This was after he was able to manage fixed income funds to with a figure close to $1 billion. He also serves the American Banknote and also MGM Studios as a member of the Board of Directors. In the NexBank, CCS Medical Corporation and Cornerstone Healthcare he serves as Chairperson of the Board. This story of progress paints a picture of a man who is yearning for the next count of profit. Steering Highland Capital Management forward The company specializes in offering tailor made credit strategies for their clients. This includes alternative investment, credit hedge funds and Collateralized Loan Obligations. It also offers an array of other financial solutions to their diverse client base. The clients include corporations, financial institutions, governments, foundations, high net-worth individuals and public pension plans. The firm whose headquarters are in Dallas, Texas has offices in Seoul, New York, Singapore. All this is under the leadership of Mr. James Dondero on Bloomberg Research, who helps manage the assets that are worth $21 billion. Engrained leadership trait Dondero has served in Prospect Street Income Shares, Inc, NeighborCase, Inc, Safet-Kleen, Inc, as the Director. He also serves the HCM Acquisition Company as the Chief Executive Officer and Chair of the Board. Mr. Dondero has also worked for Cricket Communications as the Director. Extensive and passionate endeavors have also been revealed in other places of service and leadership. Award winning Dondero His creative mind and hardworking hands have made the funds he manages to win awards. First, he bagged 5-star recognition in Morningstar awards in 2014 for the Global allocation. The Morningstar in 2014 also ranked him #1 in the category of Healthcare Long/Short Equity Fund. For the Floating Rate Opportunities, Dondero also won an award from Lipper Award. Dondero is part of the initial pioneers who created the Collateralized Loan Obligation (CLO).