Ronald Fowlkes is a former police officer and marine who currently is a business developer in the tactical gear industry. He began his career in military and law enforcement by serving in the marines where he was deployed to Iraq. Ronald Fowlkes served in operations designed to defeat improvised explosive devices. He also trained marines in combat operations and hostage rescue.
Ronald Fowlkes then went onto serve thirteen years in the police. With him serving ten years for the St. Louis Police Department and three years with the St. Louis Country Police. He used his experience in the marines to train other police officers while acquiring specialized police training. Ronald Fowlkes served on the St. Louis hostage rescue team. He also received extensive training in bomb disposal. Ronald Fowlkes served on the St. Louis Civil Disturbance Team. This was a specialized group designed to handle riots and crowd control. All of these activities led to Ronald Fowlkes developing an extensive knowledge of what equipment police need, how to use it, and how to select what equipment a specific police department needs.
Ronald Fowlkes currently works for Eagle Industries Unlimited. This is a company that produces and distributes tactical gear. The company produces products such as rigs to carry weapons and gear, cases for weapons, and other items designed to keep police tactical units safe. The company uses a distribution model that involves partnering with retailers to bring their products to market. Eagle Industries Unlimited also sells their items directly.
Ronald Fowlkes manages a distribution team of over a hundred and fifty people. This team of trained representatives travels across the country to maintain dedicated business relationships with a large number of clients. They are able to go directly to police departments in order to bring them the exact products they need. Ronald Fowlkes also works on the product development side of the business. He is able to use his three years of marine experience with his time spent as a police officer to specialize products. Ronald Fowlkes has also had an interest in tactical gear, which has allowed his sales team to bring the newest products to America’s police.