Jeffry Schneider is the founder of the Austin-based Ascendant Capital LLC. The company engages in marketing, sales, operational services and education. In addition, the firm uses innovative approach to design financial structures that enhances capital-raising strategies. Ascendant Capital distributes the public and private services through its network of family offices, private banks, broker dealers, and registered investment advisors. The company has experienced rapid growth considering that within five years, they have recruited more than 25 employees. Within the same period, Schneider and his team raised close to $1 billion. In addition, the company maintains a strong relationship with over 50 broker dealers and 250 investment advisors. Ascendant Capital uses the funds to invest in tech companies, real estate, auto dealerships and others ventures. Jeffry and his team remain optimistic that they can raise up to $50 million monthly.
Schneider is an alumnus of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Previously, he worked for Paradigm Global Advisors and Axiom Capital Management before founding Ascendant Capital. In addition, Jeffry served at Merrill Lynch, Smith Barney and Alex Brown. Jeffry believes that alternative investments are significant in diversifying holdings and reducing volatility considering the dynamic markets of today. Jeffry posited that allocation to alternative investment is higher compared to most RIA’s. He explained that in most cases, client portfolios are channeled to alternative investment.
Ascendant Capital has a favorable environment that promotes open dialogue and a sense of trust among employees. This culture plays a major role in the company’s success. The company believes in the core value of transparency. Over the years, the company has learnt to prioritize the needs of their clients. Mr. Jeffry Schneider has a particular interest in healthy eating and fitness. To this end, he has participated in several marathons, half marathons and ironman challenges. Owing to his deep passion for adventure, Jeffry has traveled to most parts of Europe, Asia, and South America among other destinations. As a philanthropist, Jeffry Schneider has engaged in different initiatives that seek to enhance the lives of the people. He has donated funds towards charitable organizations like Cherokee Home for Children, Wonders and Worries, the Gazelle Foundation and God Loves We Deliver.