Matthew Fleeger’s Steady Rise to Success in the Oil and Gas Industry

Matthew H. Fleeger is the President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Gulf Coast Western, LLC. He is also the founder of MedSolutions Inc. where he served as the president and chief executive officer. Mr. Fleeger has several years of experience in the oil industry having served as president of the family-owned oil and exploration business, Gulf Coast Western Inc. from 1985 to 1990. He was also vice president of Kinlaw Oil Company, a large petroleum company based in Dallas, Texas from 1990 to 1993. Matthew has experience in acquisitions and mergers, corporate structuring, joint ventures and an array of equity and debt private placement channels used in funding and expansion of operating and capital requirements for small developmental and growth corporates. From 1999 to the year 2000, he was the director of Palm Beach Tan Inc, the biggest chain of indoor tanning salons in the United States.

Mr. Fleeger was inducted as a member of the who’s who of business professionals. He has an impressive educational background having graduated with a Bachelors’ Degree in business with an emphasis in finance and marketing from Southern Methodist University in 1985. His father had already set up Gulf Coast Western by 1970, a successful oil and gas company. Matthew was interested in the oil and gas business. The skills he acquired in the university were instrumental in the early start of his career.

By 1993, he set up MedSolutions, which was a diversified holding company specializing in the collection, transportation, treatment and disposal of medical waste from health facilities. With his leadership spanning over a decade, he developed the company into a regional market leader in healthcare waste management. With the success of the company, he was approached by Stericycle, the largest company in healthcare waste management and they negotiated a sale worth $59 million. After that, Matthew returned to the oil and gas industry as the president and CEO of Gulf Coast Western. He was the right candidate with the right profile for the position because of his experience in acquisitions, mergers, general partnerships, and corporate structuring. Matthew has also used these skills to help found two other companies in the tanning industry with combined revenues of more than $100 million.

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