About a year ago, Jon Winkelried quit Goldman Sachs and became a cowboy.
Apparently it really pissed off the bank's CEO, Lloyd Blankfein.
"You really want to get Lloyd going? Ask him about Winks' departure," a Goldman partner told Fortune writer William Cohan.
Winkelried, the former co-COO and Co-President (alongside Gary Cohn) of Goldman Sachs, had owned his Colorado ranch for a few years already when he decided to leave Goldman last February.
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