Matthew Fleeger is an entrepreneur who has worked in a few different industries during the course of his professional career. These are the oil and gas, waste management, and tanning industries. He is highly skilled in finance and marketing among other business skills. He is a graduate of the Cox School of Business which is located on the campus of Southern Methodist University. He graduated in 1986 with a degree in finance and marketing.
He started out working in executive-level positions at oil and gas firms. This included the company established by his father, Gulf Coast Western. In 1993 Matthew Fleeger decided to become an entrepreneur and launch his own company in the waste management industry. This was MedSolutions, Inc. His company handled medical waste that was created at healthcare facilities. This includes transport, disposal, and treatment.
Matthew Fleeger led this company for nearly 13 years. It became one of Texas’ biggest medical waste management companies while he led it as its president, chief executive officer, and chairman of the board. In 2007, he sold this company to Stericycle for the sum of $59 million.
After selling MedSolutions, Matthew Fleeger rejoined his father’s firm. He became the president and CEO of this company, positions that he still holds. His company explores and extracts oil in the Gulf Coast area in the states of Texas, Mississippi, Colorado, Oklahoma, and Louisiana. His background in areas such as mergers & acquisitions and forming partnerships has helped him excel at this business.
He has also been an entrepreneur in the tanning industry. He co-founded Palm Beach Tan which he started with six locations in Texas. This business now has many locations across the United States. He also established a well-known spray-on tanning booth franchise which is Mystic Tan. Between these two firms, they have revenues of approximately $100 million annually.