Jeffrey Schneider is an Austin, Texas resident and a mover and shaker in the financial world, particularly the investment industry. His background also includes employment opportunities with Paradigm Global Advisors and Axiom Capital Management, as well as Smith Barney, Alex Brown and Merrill Lynch. He gained much experience in the alternative investment industry through his work with these companies.
Along with a degree from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, his extensive and varied background prepared him well when he established Ascendant Capital, LLC. He took the company from two employees to more than 30 in a few short years. The company is a boutique investment company where they raise funds for emerging and established alternative asset fund sponsors. Ascendant works with a network of registered investment advisors, private banks, broker/dealers, and family offices for the purpose of distributing public and private offerings around the world.
Mr. Schneider provides the leadership to keep the company on the cutting edge of alternative investments. The company has raised more than one billion dollars on behalf of several managers. The capital has been used to purchase technology companies, auto dealerships and real estate, to name just a few of the uses. Schneider and his inspired and talented team are always looking to the future and have set their sights on raising as much as fifty million dollars a month.
In addition to his passion for the investment industry, Schneider has a passion for physical fitness. He stays fit by eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly and vigorously. He has participated in many iron man and half iron man events, as well as marathons. He is a man who also likes to travel and explore other countries and cultures around the world. He has spent a great deal of time traveling to worldwide places including Europe, Asia and South America.
Jeffrey Schneider is also a man of compassion and helping others. To that end, he supports several charitable organizations such as Wonders and Worries, the Home for Cherokee Children, God Loves We Deliver and the Gazelle Foundation. It is important to Mr. Schneider to give back to his community and the world and offer others some of the success he has achieved throughout his life.