Jeffry Schneider Founder and CEO of Ascendant Capital

Jeffry Schneider is many things: Ascendant Capital, LLC Founder and CEO, a philanthropist and a man who pursues excellence in every area of his life. At Ascendant Capital, Jeffry leads a team of over 30 employees who have earned the firm over $1 billion. By encouraging open dialogue, there is a sense of trust among team members and it is well-known that their top priority are the investors they represent. Jeffry has over 24 years of experience with alternative investments making him a complete veteran. Ascendant, under the guidance of Jeffry Schneider, hopes to be earning a minimum of $50 million a month over the course of the next year.

Jeffry is a tireless philanthropist who donates his time and money to several causes and charity organizations. Among these are Gods Love We Deliver, the Gazelle Foundation, Wonders and Worries, Camp Honey Creek’s Summer Dream Program, and the Cherokee Home for Children. Quite a few of these are focused on helping disadvantaged children who would otherwise suffer and most likely live a very hard life. By supporting programs that shelter, feed, clothe, and provide education to abused and neglected kids, Jeffry Schneider is investing in the future of our world.

In and outside of his business dealings, Jeffry aims for excellence and works hard to do his best at everything he takes on. As Principle Executive of Ascendant, this means that he goes the extra mile to assure that everyone on his team and himself are giving the work their full attention. This has earned him the respect of many people in the business world. In his life outside of work, he pays a lot of attention to his health and takes part in Ironman challenges around the globe.


Maggie Gill: Memorial Health’s Award-Winning CEO

Memorial Health CEO Maggie Gill graduated from Florida State University with a bachelor’s degree, earned an MBA from Saint Leo University in Florida, then attended the Wharton School where she completed course work in management and strategic thinking. She then went on to have a brilliant career in leadership in a number of medical facilities in Florida and Georgia and has developed a reputation as someone who cares about people and gets things done. She has displayed vision and a deep understanding of the issues that face people living in the Southeast.


Gill was hired in 2004 by Memorial University Medical Center as vice president of managed care and finance. In 2005 she was promoted to chief operating officer. Gill’s work within the organization was so impressive that in 2011, Memorial Health decided to name her president and CEO. The position put her in charge of all the medical facility’s vice presidents and physician leaders. She is also responsible for government relations, physician relations, cooperate communications, perioperative and trauma services, internal audits, financial assistance, the Heart & Vascular Institute, orthopedic and neuroscience programs, Memorial Health University Physicians and facilities management.


Prior to taking a leadership position at Memorial University Medical Center Maggie Gill was Tenet South Florida Health system’s chief financial officer for five years. During that time Gill was voted Tenet Outstanding CFO three times. While employed at Tenet she did work at Coral Gables Hospital located in Coral Gables, Florida, Palmetto General Hospital which is located in Hialeah, Florida as well as Miami’s North Shore Medical Center. The quality of the work Gill did at all these facilities is what led the leadership at Memorial University Medical Center to decide to hire her.


Maggie Gill’s body of work has been truly impressive. She’s not only helped the facilities she is in charge of to provide excellent quality service, she has also worked towards ensuring the communities in which she works has the services, facilities and staff they need. Gill has also shown a commitment to helping more students get the opportunity to get the medical training they need to be able to make a valuable contribution to their community. Her staff and facility also won 7 awards at the Georgia Medical Society’s 16th Annual Health Care Heroes awards program in 2016.


Maggie Gill was listed among the 2016 135 Nonprofit Hospital and Health System CEOs to Know.