American businessman Ronald Fowlkes is the Business Development Manager with Eagle Industries Unlimited, a supplier of tactical gear. Ronald has a highly diverse background that includes the military and police work. He is also active in giving back to his community. His current work in the tactical gear industry is largely due to his background in fields that rely on this sort of equipment. Ronald entered the United States Marines in 1989 immediately upon his graduation from high school. He bravely served his country in the Gulf War and was twice promoted on merit. Ronald also served in the Marine Special Ops and trained at the U.S. Army Parachute School. When Ronald Fowlkes left the Marines in 1993 he entered the field of law enforcement. Ronald served for a total of 13 years as a police officer in the St. Louis area, serving on both the St. Louis County Police Department and the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department. Since his law enforcement days, Ronald Fowlkes has been busy working in the tactical gear industry and putting to use the knowledge he gained in the field after his years in the military and police. His job with Eagle Industries sees him often training the company’s sales representatives in the selection and uses of the companies tactical equipment products. Ronald also tirelessly works with the company’s customer base that is spread across the United States. Ronald has in-depth knowledge of the use of this kind of equipment and it makes him the ideal person to market these products to the military, police and sporting sectors.
These days Ronald Fowlkes has been able to give back to his community in a way that allows him to also pursue a passion of his. Ronald is well known as a lifelong hockey fan and this love of the sport is a family affair. Ronald’s son is a member of the St. Louis Blues hockey teams Triple-A squad. Ronald serves as the squad’s off the ice trainer and puts the team through a training program inspired by his previous physical fitness experiences from the military and police. Ronald also personally takes care of the team’s equipment. Ronald loves to instruct the young people he mentors on the proper maintenance of their equipment and is quick to point out that properly maintained equipment is often the difference between winning and losing. He regularly puts his team through tough weight training sessions as well as numerous other fitness sessions. These are aimed at boosting the team’s performance and making the athletes better prepared to perform for its coaches. It is in this way that Ronald Fowlkes has been able to turn his life skills into a great success story. He also loves telling his young mentees his stories from his career. It is good for young people to learn about the people in the world that work hard every day to keep the world safe.