ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS WITH JEFFRY SCHNEIDER

Times have changed and so has the financial sector. The traditional methods of finances such as loans and mortgages from banks and other financial institutions have become too cumbersome and time consuming to rely on. Additionally, investments such as buying shares, bonds and acquiring other companies have become too tricky and may lead to huge losses if not well monitored. This is why Jeffry Schneider and his team at Ascendant Capital are greatly involved in offering alternative investments with an aim to enable their clients diversify their holdings. This ensures reduced risk and maximum returns for his clients. They also raise finances for established and new alternative asset fund sponsors. The clients for Ascendant capital include at least 50 broker dealers, numerous family offices, private banks and 250 investment advisors.

 

 

Schneider founded Ascendant Capital; a Texas-based Alternative investment firm, in 2009 and is currently the Chief Executive Officer. Under his management, Schneider has grown the company greatly by properly training and coordinating the employees and also treating each customer individually. Initially, the company had only two employees but currently employs more than 30 people. The team is made up of operating and financial professionals involved in sourcing, structuring and innovating new alternative investment offerings. The company offers a comfortable environment for the team encouraging open dialogue, trust and transparency among them. This ensures that each member is at his best. The team is well vast with the market conditions today and is trained to raise as much capital as they can for their clients. They have raised more than $1 billion over the course of its operation. They look to raise at least $50 million every month this year. Schneider believes that given the growth in alternative investments in the recent years, they are bond to grow further in the coming years.

 

 

Schneider’s extensive experience in the finance and capital management is one of the factors leading to the great success of Ascendant Capital. Before forming his own company he had a 24 year experience working with great companies such as Axiom Capital management, Alex Brown & Sons, Paradigm Global Advisors and Merrill Lynch. A Bachelor’s degree from University of Massachusetts in Amherst gives him the necessary educational background to conquer the market.

 

 

Schneider is a generous person and assists the less fortunate in the society. For example, he makes donations to charitable organizations such as Cherokee Home for Children, Wonders and Worries and the Gazelle Foundation. When he is not working, Schneider takes part in body fitness activities. He eats healthy and does exercise. He has participated and successfully completed several marathons, iron man and half iron mans. He also loves to travel around the world with his friends and family and has been to Europe, Asia, South America and other parts of the world.

Keith Mann’s Contributions To Schools

There was an event held to raise funds for Uncommon Schools in Beer Garden. The event was hosted by Dynamics Search and Keith Mann. More than $22,000 was raised for school testing. Uncommon schools is trying to help millions of students have the opportunity to become college graduates.

 

A new high school will be opening in New York because of the efforts of Uncommon Schools. The inaugural year will be covered with testing for both PSAT and AP. Keith Mann is giving his full support to help these students achieve excellence and excel in college. He says he is excited about his work with Uncommon Schools and has planned school tours, programming, and sat in on some of the senior classes. He understands the importance of these students having careers in the future.

 

Keith Mann has spent more than fifteen years in the executive search industry. His experience has made him an expert in hedge funds, strategies for hiring and staffing. He worked at Dynamics as a Managing Director and was responsible for the recruitment of the financial firms. He began his practice for Alternate Investments in 2002 after he realized how quickly the market was growing in hedge funds. The practice was expanded by Keith in 2006 and became a part of the industry for private security.

 

Dynamics Search Partners was founded by Keith in 2009 and was dedicated to alternative investing. He is currently the CEO for the company and handles all of the responsibilities on a daily basis. His work for the company also includes assisting clients with investments, strategies, and the building of new platforms. He is working with firms in Europe, Asia and the United States.

 

Uncommon Schools is basically a network working with forty-two public schools. These charter schools are located in New York, Massachusetts and New Jersey. The home office who manages all the schools is located in New York and provides support in numerous different areas. Their main focus is teaching and helping the low income students to get a college education.