The CEO and founder of Ascendant Capital LLC., Jeffry Schneider, has over 24 years of experience in the financial services industry and has built something very special in the company he now heads up. Based in Austin, Texas, Ascendant Capital started out with only two employees and now has over thirty. Every team member at the company knows that they are part of a family-like operation and feels like their opinions and ideas are valued and listened to. Jeffry Schneider worked very hard to assure that the company has an atmosphere of trust, respect, and transparency, and while he pushes himself to his very best, he also does the same for everyone who works with him at Ascendant.
Before becoming the CEO of Ascendant, Jeffry Schneider worked for various prestigious firms like Merrill Lynch, Alex Brown, and Smith Barney, and learned a lot about the alternative investment field while there. He also spent time on the management teams of Axiom Capital Management and Paradigm Global Advisors. During his time with those companies, he worked to build relationships with hedge fund managers to be sure they were the right match for his various clients based at his firms.
All of his life, Jeffry Schneider has been a travel enthusiast, and is glad that he can now spend some of his hard earned money on going to different places around the world. His love for travel is based on his love for people and his interest in different cultures. He especially loves visiting rural Thailand and Budapest where he admires the down to earth lifestyle of the people living there and loves how they can enjoy life without all of the modern trappings that we have in the west. He also loves to visit Eastern Europe and appreciates the beauty of the landscape there and contact him.
Jeffry Schneider contributes a lot of his time and money various charitable causes and among them are Wonders and Worries, Gods Love We Deliver, the Gazelle Foundation, Cherokee Home for Children, and Camp Honey Creek’s Summer Dream Program. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in science from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and promotes organizations that help children receive a proper education.