Jeffry Schneider is the Founder of Ascendant Capital, LLC. Ascendant Capital is a boutique alternative investment firm based in Austin Texas. Alternative investments are usually made up of hedge funds, managed futures, commodities and derivatives contracts. They are usually held by large institutions or high net-worth individuals. Ascendant Capital has been highly successful under the leadership of Jeffry Schneider. The firm has earned almost $1 billion for their clients over a 5 year period.
Jeffry Schneider has over 24 years of investment experience. He was raised in Manhattan and earned a bachelor’s in science degree from the University of Massachusetts.
Schneider has worked for several investment firms including, Merrill Lynch, Axiom Capital Management and Smith Barney. It was while working at Axiom Capital Management that Schneider established relationships with hedge fund managers and worked with alternative investment managers. In 2009 Jeffry Schneider founded Ascendant Capital.
Ascendant Capital would grow at a rapid pace due to having a diverse range of marketing and operational services. They have an innovative approach to financial structuring. In 5 years the company has gone from two to more than thirty employees. Jeffry Schneider has said that alternative investment offers countless opportunities due to its diverse holdings and low volatility. Ascendant Capital works with over fifty broker dealers and 250 investment advisors to better serve their clients. Their expectations for 2017 are high. They expect to make $50 million on a monthly basis.
Jeffry Schneider attributes the success of Ascendant Capital to the company’s culture. He states that the company has an atmosphere that encourages trust and open communication. Employees take their fiduciary responsibilities seriously. The interests of the investor is the priority at Ascendant Capital.
Jeffry Schneider has a multitude of hobbies and interests. He is deeply involved in charitable organizations. He has traveled extensively in Europe, Asia and South America.
He is committed to keeping himself fit by participating in marathon and ironman events. Jeffry Schneider is a dedicated leader who is committed to bringing out the best in people.