Ronald Fowlkes has had a career as a US serviceman and law enforcement officer that spans several decades. He is what hero is made of. He has served in the St. Louis Metropolitan and regular Police Departments for over thirteen years. In addition, he is also a proud United States veteran, as he served our country in the First Gulf War. He has all different types of police, law enforcement, and army training, such as: extensive Parachute training, army, SWAT, and marine training. Talk about an impressive resume to have!
Currently, Fowlkes is the Business Development Manager of Law Enforcement/Commercial products for Eagle Industries Unlimited. Eagle Industries Unlimited is a company responsible for, as described on their website, being a “world leader in high quality tactical gear.” Eagle Industries Unlimited has more than 5000 high-quality tactical items to choose from, including: armor, belts, slings, cases, and more. Fowlkes’ responsibility as the company’s Business Development Manager of Law Enforcement/Commercial products include: attracting a larger clientele all over the nation, reaching and communicating with customers nationwide, education the more than 150 workers at the company on all the different products the company has to offer, and selecting new products and working on developing and updating the current ones for sale. Fowlkes is more than qualified for his role as the Business Development Manager of Tactical Gear at the company, as he has had extensive experience working with these different types of equipment and gear, while he worked as a Police officer, as well as his time in Iraq, and other nations as a United States Military serviceman. Specifically, some of his training includes, working as a contractor for the Department of Defense with the United States Army in Iraq, as well as working with JIEDDO (which stands for: Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization). He is also a certified teacher for those learning how to shoot tactical rifles, those wanting to learning a shooting method, called “shoot house”, as well as defensive tactics, and SWAT/URBAN warfare tactics.
Fowlkes, currently is a St. Louis, Missouri resident. He leads an extremely busy life, as not only the Business Development Manager of this large company, which he has been a part of since the year 2008, but he also coaches a youth hockey league, and is quite the hockey enthusiast himself! You can constantly catch him talking about the latest hockey updates and wins and loses of the NHL on his blog, www.medium.com/ronaldfowlkes.
Fowlkes is a great example of an American hero, who is also just loves to have fun, like you and me. This gives Fowlkes an edge over many other American heroes, making him more relatable, as he also enjoys activities outside of work, he’s just like us!