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James Bradley Ross

Former President at Highland Capital Management Fund Advisors LP
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Overview

Notable Companies
Highland Capital Management Fund Advisors LP
Board Seats
1
Number of Relationships
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March 23, 2015
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Relationships


Investor Relations at Highland Capital Management LP

Co-Founder at Highland Capital Management LP

Chief Compliance Officer at Highland Capital Management LP

Chief Legal Officer, General Counsel & Secretary at Highland Capital Management LP

Managing Director & Lead Portfolio Manager at Highland Capital Management LP

Chief Financial Officer & Principal Accounting Officer at Highland Acquisition Corp. - Texas

Professional at Axar Acquisition Corp.

President & Founder at Impact Shares

Former Chief Operating Officer at AFAM Capital, Inc.

Director, Institutional Marketing at Absolute Investment Advisers LLC
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Educational Background

B.A. in Mass Communications & Political Science 
Class of 1982 
The University of Denver was founded in 1864 — just a few years after the city of Denver itself was founded. The University's 125-acre campus, a few miles south of downtown Denver, is home to more than 11,500 students hailing from all regions of the United States and 83 other countries. The University offers more than 100 undergraduate programs of study and more than 120 graduate and professional programs.

Career History

President
2012 - Current
Highland Capital Management Fund Advisors manages a variety of mutual funds for Highland Capital Management LP. The mutual funds include alternative, equity, fixed income and asset allocation funds.
President, Highland Capital Funds Distributor
Current
About Us Highland Capital Management, L.P. is an SEC-registered investment adviser which, together with our affiliates, has approximately $20 billion of assets under management. We are one of the largest and most experienced global alternative credit managers. Our firm specializes in credit strategies, such as credit hedge funds, long-only funds and separate accounts, distressed control private equity, and collateralized loan obligations (CLOs). Highland also offers alternative investments, including emerging markets, long/short equities, and natural resources. Highland's diversified client base includes public pension plans, foundations and endowments, corporations, financial institutions, fund of funds, governments, and high net-worth individuals. Our firm is headquartered in Dallas, Texas and maintains offices in New York, London, Singapore, and Seoul
Executive Vice President & National Sales Director
2003 - 2012
Senior Vice President, National Sales Manager, Independent Channel
Prior - 2002
Professional
Prior
Bankers Trust was a historic American banking organization. The bank merged with Alex. Brown & Sons before being acquired by Deutsche Bank in 1998.
Professional
Prior
Alliance Capital Management Corporation is the general partner of Alliance Capital Management L.P. and Alliance Capital Management Holding L.P and AXA Financial's indirect wholly-owned subsidiary.
Professional
Prior
Van Kampen Asset Management (VK) offers a variety of investment strategies that cover a range of investment styles, from domestic to international, fixed-income to equity and core to alternative investments. The firm's separately managed account strategies include: Core Equity, Growth Equity, International Growth Equity, Value and Value Equity.VK's Core Equity strategy employs a blended investment style. The strategy seeks to achieve consistently superior returns relative to the S&P 500 Index with a similar risk profile. VK uses a multifactor approach that employs a systematic stock selection process along with fundamental stock analysis and a comprehensive risk management approach.The firm's Growth Equity strategy seeks to achieve consistently superior returns relative to the Russell 1000 Growth Index with a similar risk profile. The strategy uses a multifactor approach that employs a systematic stock selection process along with fundamental stock analysis and a comprehensive risk management approach.The VK International Growth Equity strategy invests in a diversified portfolio of the equity securities of issuers located in countries other than the US. VK focuses on identifying the best companies from around the world that demonstrate true market leadership and significant growth characteristics. the firm employs a bottom-up stock selection process to identify market-leading companies with strong management teams, a clear business focus, competitive advantages and strong balance sheets.The firm's Value strategy is an actively managed strategy that offers clients the potential for capital growth and income. VK constructs portfolios of the stocks of well-established companies that are undervalued relative to other companies in their respective industries, historical prices or the overall market. They seek attractive companies that may be temporarily out-of-favor in the marketplace, but that have sound business fundamentals and are trading at prices are lower than the firm thinks they should be. VK's Value strategy is based on a deep-value investment discipline. They evaluate companies in different sectors and industries should according to different valuation measures, as they tend to vary in terms of earnings growth and balance sheet data. VK's process focuses on evaluating individual stocks, considering each company's business model, competitors and revenue streams in relation to other companies within a distinct industry.The firm's Value Equity strategy seeks to achieve consistently superior returns relative to the Russell 1000 Value Index with a similar risk profile. The strategy employs a multifactor approach that is based on a systematic stock selection process along with fundamental stock analysis and comprehensive risk management.Though not limited by sector, VK tends to invest in the stocks of companies in the finance, consumer services, health technology, electronic technology and energy minerals sectors. They invest globally, across all market-caps, with a focus on large-cap stocks. VK maintains a low turnover rate.
Professional
Prior

Boards & Committees

Non-Profit Boards ▾
Member of the Sales Force Marketing Committee
Current
The Investment Company Institute is the national association of U.S. investment companies, including mutual funds, closed-end funds, exchange-traded funds, and unit investment trusts.

Political Donations

$250
2010
$500
2008
Senator from Arizona

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