Matthew Fleeger is a well-known character in the oil and gas industry. He currently serves as the sitting President and CEO of the Gulf Coast Western Company that manages oil and gas exploration. The Gulf Coast Western was founded in 1970 by Mathew’s father but Matthew being a smart lad managed to convince his father on joining the management team of the business.
With an undergraduate degree in business from the Southern Methodist University, Matthew began shaping his journey into the business world. His father aided him to learn about the business as he would soon take over the family enterprise. Immediately after graduation, Matthew fitted easily into the executive positions of the company having some skills and knowledge to do with finance and marketing.
In 1993, Matthew Fleeger felt the urge to find his own challenge. He founded his private company, MedSolutionsInc, a company that strived to ensure medical and health facilities had their waste products transported, treated and disposed of in safe conditions to the environment. He has been recognized for his immense efforts in healthcare waste management course. Upon growing MedSolutions to become a market leader in waste management services, Matthew negotiated the sale of his company to his competitor Stericycle and sold it for about $59 million.
It was around this time after selling MedSolutions that he returned to the oil and gas industry as a top executive at Gulf Coast Western. With the revolution in the industry, Gulf Coast Western required an expert in finance, mergers and corporate structuring and Matthew fit just fine into the description. Under his management and leadership, the company took huge steps into securing business deals and managed to be progressive and thriving as a domestic leader in the oil and gas industry.
His brilliance in business helped set up two successful businesses in the tanning industry whose combined revenue stands at a staggering $100 million. The two companies; Palm Beach Tan and Mystic Tan have grown into large tanning operators in the world.