Matthew Fleeger is the CEO and president of Gulf Coast Western or Joint Ventures and credits their rapid expansion to working with other partners. The company was founded in the year 1970, and according to the article from the Daily Forex Report, has locations in – Mississippi, Colorado, and Oklahoma with its main headquarters in Texas. The oil and gas brand contribute two specific deals to their expansion in Southwestern Louisiana with the Orbit Gulf Coast Exploration and Orbit Energy Partners. The two deals allowed the company to produce more wells and other drilling locations. The production of these wells was depicted to put them over the top from what they were prior. Gulf Coast Western has also used seismic data for their other projects to develop the surrounding areas. Another credited partnership that they believe allowed for a lot of expansion was with a partner named Northcote Energy Ltd. to expand in Southeast Louisiana to produce more oil. Aside from just doing this, Gulf Coast Western has invested in other companies. They do not plan to stop just there though as they insist to expand throughout the United States and work with other partners as they have been stamped with an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau. The last section of the article summarizes the work and life of their CEO – Matthew Fleeger as he completed his education from the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University. He credits the skills he learned in college as being necessary to later work for various oil and gas companies along with leading one in Gulf Coast Western. Prior to being a part of Gulf Coast Western, he founded his own companies in MedSolutions and two successful tan businesses named Palm Beach Tan and Mystic Tan.