Jeffry Schneider is the Founder of alternative investment firm Ascendant Capital, LLC. He founded the Austin, Texas-based company in 2012 in order to provide clients access to alternatives to investing outside of the traditional stocks and bonds categories. He provides his clients access to investments through hedge funds, private equity, and real estate. What he offers to clients is a group of investment assets that diversify risk and maximizes their returns.
Schneider graduated from the University of Massachusets, Amherst with a Bachelors of Science. In his professional career he has worked at Alex Brown, Merrill Lynch, and Smith Barney. In March 2002 he founded his first company, Axiom Management, and later that same year he founded Paradigm Global Advisors. He has also founded another financial services company in 2006 called Alternative Investments. At Ascendant Capital he provides his clients with a personally customized strategy as well as education on how his clients view their overall portfolios. Since founding Ascendant Capital he has grown the company into one that has almost $1 billion in assets under management and employees over 30 people.
Jeffry Schneider has volunteered for a number of nonprofits, including Wonders and Worries, the Gazelle Foundation, Cherokee Home for Children, and God Loves We Deliver. The Gazelle Foundation provides clean water solutions to impoverished people in Burundi, Africa while Wonders and Worries provides resources to children in the Austin area that have parents going through a serious illness. God Loves We Deliver provides food to those that are suffering from severe illnesses such as cancer and HIV/AIDS while Cherokee Home for Children provides children with community, educational, and church activities in order to provide a positive impact on them.
Schneider is also an athlete and has competed around the globe in marathons, half ironman competitions, and even full ironmans. His athletic competitions have taken him throughout the United States and into Asia, South America, and Europe. Full ironman competitions are a grueling affair that includes a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike race, and finishes with a 26.2-mile run.
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