The man behind @GSElevator explains why women don’t get promoted on Wall Street

John Lefevre created the Goldman Sachs Elevator Twitter account (@GSElevator) as a parody of banking culture. He tweeted anonymously for years as he gained hundreds of thousand followers with his notoriously outrageous and often offensive tweets. He was eventually revealed as the author of the account. In this interview he shares his experience of how women are treated on Wall Street. 

John LeFevre has never worked for Goldman Sachs. His tweets are not actually taken from conversations overheard in the Goldman Sachs elevator but represent “the culture and mentality as I saw and experienced it.”

LeFevre offers a deeper look into the culture on Wall Street in his new book “Straight to Hell.”

Produced by Jenner Deal and Sara Silverstein

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