Matthew Fleeger is the CEO of Gulf Coast Western which is an oil company founded by his father. Before assuming the role of CEO of Gulf Coast Western , Fleeger spent time establishing his own successful business ventures in other industries. After his own success was established as a CEO, he returned to lead Gulf Coast Western. Fleeger’s time in the oil industry began back in the 1970s, when his father founded the company which would take him to locations such as Texas and Louisiana. Under Matthew Fleeger’s leadership, the company became recognized as a leader in the United States oil industry.
Previous business experience offered Matthew Fleeger with insight regarding how Gulf Coast Western could address the economic downturn that occurred in the oil industry. His awareness of business cycles allowed Fleeger to identify ways to capitalize on possibilities that arose when the oil industry was experiencing a recession. Fleeger worked to streamline the processes within the company to maintain the staff during the recession and relied on his employees to assist him. Additionally, Fleeger discussed the recession with his team and communicated his perspective regarding a bright future in the oil industry and encouraged staff to ride out the storm in the oil industry.
The success Gulf Coast Western has experienced recently in the United States oil industry is attributed to the longevity of the company and established relationships throughout decades of industry experience. Armed with an awareness of the strengths of Gulf Coast Western, Matthew Fleeger had the information that was necessary for the company to earn a leadership position in the oil industry after the recession. Fleeger acknowledged that industry experts predict the oil boom in the United States should last for another 22 years. Recently, investors and the company experienced considerable financial returns.