Founder of Ascendant Capital LLC based in Austin, Texas, Jeffrey Schneider’s superlative expertise and talent has made his company an astounding success today. As a result, his company has raised approximately $1 billion and now has over 30 employees. In just the last five years, this company has grown from two to over 30 employees. And with the capital raised, tech companies, auto dealerships, real estate and more were purchased.
Schneider’s extensive experience is in the alternative investments space. His company deals with a diversified range of education, marketing, innovative financial structuring, and sales and operational services. With a driving and talented force like Schneider, this company raises funds for emerging and established alternative asset funding sponsors. Schneider’s company work with a network of brokers, private banks, family offices, and registered investment advisors, and their private and public offerings are distributed worldwide.
Schneider also has a good eye in choosing the right people for his team. The environment of Ascendant Capital encourages, and perhaps relies upon, a sense of trust and open dialogue among the team members. They all put the fiduciary responsibility first towards the investors; thus, leading to the incredible growth. And furthermore, Schneider and his team have plans set for the future with expectations of raising as much as $50 million monthly.
His Past Accolades
Before Schneider found Ascendant Capital, he worked for investment and funding gurus that included Axiom Capital Management, Paradigm Global Advisors, Alex Brown, Merrill Lynch, and Smith Barney. He also received a degree from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. And with these acquired experiences and education under his belt along with his natural talent, he is a principal leader in his field today, making his company something to be reckoned.
Jeffry Schneider believes that alternative investments are the way to go in today’s market situation in order to reduce volatility and to diversify holdings. He stated how these investments have experienced tremendous growth in recent years in which will only accelerate for years to come. He also said that when looking at the smartest money pools, the allocation to alternative investment are at levels much greater than most of the RIA’s, and that, generally, client portfolios are under allocated to alternative investment.
His Philanthropic Efforts
Schneider is also committed to giving back to the community. He works closely with several charitable organizations, including the Gazelle Foundation, Wonders and Worries, and the Cherokee Home for Children.
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