James Dondero

James Dondero, President

James Dondero, founder and principal of NexPoint, is president and chairman of NexPoint Real Estate Finance’s board of directors. He also serves as president of NexPoint Real Estate Advisors, L.P., the Dallas-based parent company of NexPoint Real Estate Finance’s external manager. With more than three decades of experience and success in alternative investments, Mr. Dondero has built numerous integrated enterprises which make up a global investment network. Mr. Dondero’s expertise has allotted him the opportunity to serve on a number of executive boards in the real estate and financial services industries. He is president and chairman of the board of directors of NexPoint Residential Trust, Inc (NYSE: NXRT), and serves as the Chief Executive Officer of NexPoint Hospitality Trust (TSX-V: NHT.U). James Dondero’s commitment to advancing community and economic development, along with his dedication to philanthropy, have made him an avid supporter of many local organizations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. He frequently contributes to initiatives working to improve education, conservation, and veteran affairs. Mr. Dondero is a member of the Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business Executive Board and the George W. Bush Presidential Center Executive Advisory Council.