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The President Of Goldman Sachs Says A Client He Met As A Personal Trainer In His Teens Helped Shape His Entire Career

The President Of Goldman Sachs Says A Client He Met As A Personal Trainer In His Teens Helped Shape His Entire Career

Harvey Schwartz, president and co-COO,
Goldman Sachs





Harvey Schwartz, the president of Wall Street giant Goldman Sachs
, opened up about a woman named Linda during the most recent episode of "Exchanges at Goldman Sachs
."


The 20-plus-year veteran of Wall Street was promoted to president and co-COO at Goldman Sachswhen Gary Cohn was tapped by the kelleher international White House
to lead the National Economic Council.


Schwartz explained how Linda, whom he trained at the gym he worked for after high school, helped him get into college.


He said Linda provides a mold for what it means to be a "truly most effective" mentor.


The most ubiquitous piece of advice on Wall Street is to find a mentor.

But what type of person should young Wall Streeters look for?

Harvey Schwartz, the president and co-COO, examined this point in the most recent episode of "Exchanges at Goldman Sachs."

The 53-year-old described his childhood as "pretty difficult," saying he almost didn't make it to college. After he graduated from high school he worked at a gym as a physical trainer. And he only ended up applying to college because one of his clients, Linda, pushed him to do so.

"I didn