Ronald Fowlkes is a former U.S. Marine and police officer and current Business Development Manager in the tactical gear industry who feels that mentorship of the nation’s youth is of huge importance. Ronald has found a perfect way to give back to his community through mentorship and do something he loves at the same time. Ronald Fowlkes is a well-known hockey fan and his son is a member of the Triple-A squad for the St. Louis Blues. Ronald serves as the equipment manager for the team as well as its physical fitness trainer off the ice.
Ronald’s military and policing background has taught him the value of equipment and of having equipment that is in proper working order. In his role as the equipment man for the hockey team, he is able to teach his mentees about the value of maintaining their equipment in order to get the best out of it. Ronald councils his youth players that well-maintained equipment can, in fact, be the difference between winning and losing. Ronald Fowlkes’s role as trainer for the team gives him the chance to bring other aspects of his personal knowledge to bear in helping mold young people. He is a graduate of the Army Parachute School and a former member of Marine Special Ops so he has a true knowledge of what physical fitness means. Ronald also learned another valuable skill while in the Marines and the police. This skill was the ability to be blunt. He believes that sometimes this is necessary to get a point across. Ronald also loves to point out to people that his family is a huge motivating factor for him. He loves having the chance to have a continued impact on his son’s life and he is helping the community at the same time. For a patriot like Ronald Fowlkes, this is a win, win situation.
Ronald Fowlkes serves in the roles of Business Development Manager for Eagle Industries Unlimited in Fenton, Missouri. The company with thirty years of experience in the tactical gear industry has become a leader in supplying sportsmen, the police and the military with the best equipment available. Ronald Fowlkes, for his part, spends a lot of his time training the 150 plus sales representatives the company employs. His extensive experience in mentoring and training makes him a great instructor. Ronald Fowlkes is the perfect person to instruct anyone on the use of tactical gear because he has so much real-world experience with it. Ronald Fowlkes’s experience includes serving in the United States Marines from 1989 to 1993 and then serving in St. Louis area police forces for thirteen years. While serving his country in the Marines, he was twice promoted on merit and served in the Gulf War.