Having over 25 years of experience in the financial service, Mr. Schneider is the Chief Executive Officer as well as the founder of Ascendant Capital as well as one of the founding principal of Ascendant Alternative Strategies. The former mentioned company is located in Austin, Texas, and uses a unique approach to private equity. The company works exclusively with major companies that have low debt and generate huge income. Under Mr. Schneider’s guidance the company has seen an exponential growth with it now offering its services to a large number of family offices, investment advisors and broker dealers. His Education experience includes as Bachelor’s degree from the acclaimed University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Prior to working at Ascendant Alternative Solution, Mr. Schneider had previously worked in other alternative investment spaces. These included Alex Brown, Merrill Lynch and Smith Barney. Jeffry Schneider is also renowned for his charitable acts to help the less fortunate. This involves working with charity organizations such as Gazelle Foundation, the Wonders and Worries foundation and last but not least the Cherokee Home for Children.
Mr . Schneider’s idea for Ascendant Capital as he puts it, was out of the need to offer advisors services they could not access elsewhere that offered to bring a global connection of those advisors whose businesses could be made more profitable. This would be done by getting them in touch with the best-in-class asset managers and sponsors.
Jeffry attributes the success of his ideas to a saying that states that one should not want to be right but get something right. This he does by forming meetings with his executive committee that implements a strategy each time a good idea pops up in his head. Mr. Schneider is a keen enthusiast when it comes to changing of the investment structure from the old traditional asset classes to modern approach of alternative investment.