Jeffry Schneider is a great man who is a walking example of what hard work and perseverance lead to. As CEO and founder of the boutique investment company, Ascendant Capital LLC., he has built a company with a solid foundation that has lasted through many ups and downs in the world market. Ascendant works mainly with alternative investments and mainly works with mature companies that have low debt and create capital with an exit time frame of 3-5 years. Under Jeffry’s leadership, the company has made over $1 billion and works with over 250 investment advisors, 50 broker dealers, and a large number of family offices. The profit earned for its clients is used to buy up auto dealerships, tech companies, real estate, and more.
Before the creation of Ascendant, Jeffry Schneider worked for numerous high-class firms including Alex Brown, Merrill Lynch, and Smith Barney. It was during the time spent with these firms that he learned about the alternative investment market. With that knowledge he moved on to spend time in the management departments for both Paradigm Global Advisors and Axiom Capital Management. His duties with these firms was to make sure that particular hedge fund manager were a match for the various clients of the firms. He ensured this by forming close relationships with them and taking the time necessary to feel them out. He also advised alternative investment managers about the best possible ways to build up their investment vehicles.
Jeffry Schneider works very hard to maintain his health and not only researches information about nutrition and healthy eating, but also participates in many half ironman challenges. These competitions require him to complete a 13.1 mile run, a 1.2 mile swim, and a 56 mile bicycle ride. He couples his love of traveling with these races and visits countries around the world to take part in them. Some of the places he has visited to compete include Croatia, New Zealand, Chile, Saint Croix, and various states in the U.S.A.
Jeffry calls Austin, Texas his home and donates to several different local charities including Wonders and Worries and the Cherokee Home for Children.