Matthew Fleeger is a successful entrepreneur and executive in domestic oil & gas and tanning industries. He serves as President and CEO of Gulf Coast Western, a Texas-owned family business in Dallas. His expertise is in finance, leadership, acquisitions, mergers, corporate structure, and negotiating partnerships. Upon completing college from the Southern Methodist University, Matthew worked for a company founded by his father until 1993. During the same year, he established MedSolutions, Inc, a business specializing in medical waste treatment, disposal, and transportation.
Approximately 15 years later, serving as President, CEO, and Chairman, Matthew Fleeger sold MedSolutions for nearly $59 million. He returned to his father’s company where his roots began in the oil and gas industry, after the sale. He applied his educational studies, experience building a successful business, and investment knowledge to lead Gulf Coast Western into a successful company. Between 2013 and 2015, Fleeger negotiated several acquisitions comprising of drilling properties, oil wells, and companies. He also organized Gulf Coast Western Energy Services after the purchase of CND Energy Services and Frac Restraints.
While exploring the tanning industry, Matthew Fleeger acquired ownership interests in Palm Beach Tan and Mystic Tan. The companies have earned $100 million in revenues and continue to grow nationwide. He helped Mystic expand into the largest international franchise in the spray tanning industry. Since he acquired Palm Beach Tan, the company became a large indoor tanning enterprise.
Matthew Fleeger attended Southern Methodist University studying marketing and finance, earning a bachelor’s degree in Business. He was recognized by the International Who’s Who of Business Professionals, a prestigious honor for executive leaders. Fleeger and the Gulf Coast Western team support medical hospitals, research institutions, and housing. He donates financially to the Medical Center of Dallas for Children, Children’s Research Hospital, American Cancer Society, and The Family Place.