Matt Frye

Matt Frye

Managing Director

Matt is the Managing Director of IBG/Bluestem Resources Group, LLC (Bluestem USA). A native-Tulsan, Matt joined IBG/Bluestem following twenty-one years in Executive Management roles for multiple energy-based technology companies in Houston, Texas. Matt started his career in Tulsa in the domestic exploration and production business and migrated into commodity trading with Tulsa-based The Williams Companies. He then advanced to a series of executive level positions in start-ups and new ventures. His last ten years as a corporate executive culminated in the launching of the U.S division of the Natural Gas Exchange, which is now a subsidiary of the Intercontinental Exchange Group (ICE NYSE).


Matt’s vast leadership experience base spans from private-equity based technology startups to publicly held energy companies and commodity exchanges. He has launched multiple new ventures that introduced new products and services both domestically and internationally. This experience base combined with expertise in joint venture development and M&A serves IBG/Bluestem clients by maximizing their intrinsic and extrinsic value to broad target markets.

With over thirty years of deal making experience, Matt’s primary roles at IBG/Bluestem include: client acquisition and support services, market analysis and company valuation.

Education & Awards

  • BS in Finance from Oklahoma State University
  • MBA from the University of Tulsa

Areas of Expertise

  • Energy
  • Information Technology/Software
  • Manufacturing
  • Professional Services


When not serving the needs of IBG/Bluestem clients, you can find Matt and his wife at their hobby ranch south of Tulsa or serving at their church.