Jeffry Schneider is a dad, a husband, a marathon runner (he participated in both Ironman and half Ironman races), a triathlete, and most importantly, the founder and the chief executive officer of Ascendant Capital Limited Liability Company located in Austin Texas. His updates on social media sites such as Twitter reveal a man with an in-depth passion for business and someone who is widely informed of the current happenings in the world of business. The Manhattan Native began his long term career in the financial services industry in his hometown soon after graduating from the Amherst’s University of Massachusetts.
He has worked for a good number of reputable financial services firms where he gained his vast professional skills. Among the things that make him stand out are his extensive knowledge, experience in alternative investment strategies, as well as his ability to nurture great relationships with his customers. Jeffry Schneider believes that alternative investments offer an amazing way for diversifying holdings, and reducing volatility judging from where the market sits today. Alternative investments have experienced growth in the past, which is expected to accelerate in the coming years.
He started working with Paradigm Global Advisors in 2002 where he held an executive position. It was here that he gained yet another crucial skill – analyzing managers. He used the newly acquired skill then and the ones he had obtained earlier to venture into the business world alone. This move saw the birth of Ascendant Capital. Jeffry Schneider has also worked at Merrill Lynch, Smith Barney, Alex Brown & Sons and Axiom Capital Management( in an executive position).
Apart from his involvement with Ascendant Capital, Schneider exhibits a commitment to help meet the needs of the less fortunate members of the society. He works in close collaboration with several charitable organizations inclusive of The Gazelle Foundation, Wonders, and Worries; Good Loves We Deliver and the Cherokee Home for Children among many others. Schneider is an avid traveler (he has traveled widely in Europe, Asia, South America, and many more), enjoys working out, and also values and pursues different other things that promote good overall health. He currently resides in Austin.