The founder of Ascendant Capital, which is an alternative investment firm that sources leading real estate, private equity, and hedge funds, Jeffry Schneider is a person of many talents, and he isn’t afraid of a challenge. Though his business is newly growing, he has been around for some time. Jeffry’s been busy making a name for himself in the alternative investment community. Before becoming the CEO of Ascendant Capital, Mr. Schneider spent 24 years climbing his way up the career ladder. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and from there he was given the opportunity to work for companies like Axiom Capital Management and Paradigm Global Advisors. In addition to working with some of the top leading financial service firms, Jeffry had the chance to work with Alex Brown, Merrill Lynch, and Smith Barney. In just five years Mr. Schneider has taken a dream and made it into a reality. Ascendant Capital has grown from two individuals to thirty employees, and it is continuing to grow. Together they have raised nearly a billion dollars on behalf of several managers. The funding went towards auto dealerships, real estate, tech companies and more. Jeffry and his team are now striving to raise $50 Million on a monthly basis.
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- Schneider not only runs a successful business, but he also contributes to society in other ways. Jeffry and his growing team at Ascendant Capital have had the pleasure of working with a number of charitable organizations. They enjoy helping serve communities around the world. Mr. Schneider has had the freedom to work with and aid financial support to organizations such as God Loves We Deliver, Wonders and Worries, Cherokee Home for Children, and the Gazelle Foundation. Jeffry is a firm believer in helping out the fellow men and women amongst him.
When Mr. Jeffry Schneider isn’t engaged with the community, he is most likely traveling around the world or spending quality time with his family, or doing both. Jeffry has spent time in parts of Asia, Europe, and South America. While he was touring Rural Thailand, he learned about the local culture’s friendly and giving demeanor. It became one of his favorite countries to visit. As Jeffry travels around the world, he sometimes finds himself competing in marathons or other athletic events to help pass the time. While on a trip to New Zealand, Jeffry competed in a full Ironman competition. He discovered that in order to participate in these types of athletic events he has to keep his body in excellent shape. Jeffry also vows to eat clean foods in order to maintain a strong body. In addition to all of his successes, Jeffry has participated in multiple endurance events across the globe, including a few half Ironman challenges and several marathons. He is what we would call a “Jack of all Trades.”