Experience is the best teacher they say, and Ronald Fowlkes can confidently boast of having his vast share from the many years of work with military gear and in tactical operations. These experiences have enabled him to carry out his duties successfully at Eagles Industries Unlimited where he is the current Business Development Manager, dealing with law enforcement and commercial products.
Fowlkes got his law enforcement skills from previously working with the police department in his current hometown of St. Louis, Missouri, United States. As a police officer, he garnered 13 years of experience, first working at St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department for 10, then serving at St. Louis County Police Department for 3. Seven of those years Ronald spent working as part of the Hostage Rescue Team of the same department. It led to his promotion as team leader, a position he still holds and is tasked with the responsibilities of training personnel on such skills as SWAT/URBAN conflict tactics, defensive tactics, tactical rifle among others.
His four-year service with the Marine Corps of U.S. earned him the title of veteran of the First Gulf War. His received his training at the Marine Corps School of Infantry where he also took a basic course in engineering. Ronald Fowlkes also served in the United States Army in Iraq, where he was a contract worker for the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization of the Department of Defence. His military service did not end there. Fowlkes currently trains the army on rescuing hostages, analysis of explosives, interrogation of war detainees and several other tactical duties.
At Eagle Industries Unlimited, Fowlkes responsibilities comprise frequently keeping in touch with their clients who are spread out across the United States.Doing this ensures that their clients’ needs are met and also fosters a good business relationship with the company. He as well ensures that the firm’s sales agents, numbering over 150, are well informed and efficient, by educating them on their various products. Eagles Industries Unlimited Incorporation is a U.S based private company that manufactures several tactical gear equipment for the military and other law enforcement agencies. Their products range from weapon cases, harnesses and belts, chest rigs to different pouches, pockets, and bags for law enforcement personnel.
Last but not least of Fowlkes duties at Eagle is selecting products that need to be developed to improve their workability and those that should get sold.
As busy as Ronald Fowlkes might seem, he still sets aside time for family and other activities such as sports. He favorite is hockey, a sport he enjoys so much that he even coaches his son’s team.