To former United States Marine and St. Louis area police officer Ronald Fowlkes, mentorship is a critical component in developing quality young people. Ronald has always loved giving back to his community and his country and continues to do so today in his spare time. Ronald works very hard in the tactical gear business, a business his is uniquely qualified to work in do to his in-depth knowledge of tactical equipment from years of personal use in combat and police work. Ronald Fowlkes has recently found a very simple and easy way to give back to his community. The best part about it for him is that it is in helping out with something that he loves. Ronald is the off ice trainer for the triple-A team for the St. Louis Blues Hockey team. Hockey is one of Ronald’s great passions so he loves helping out. He is also responsible for the team’s equipment.
Ronald works daily in his business life providing valuable equipment to soldiers and peacekeepers and has a passion for making sure that equipment is well maintained and properly used. He understands how important equipment can be. Ronald Fowlkes’s roles as equipment man for the hockey team helps him instruct kids about the importance of looking after the gear they use to train and play. Ronald gained first-hand knowledge of the importance of maintaining equipment when he served with the Marines as well as with police forces in the St. Louis region. He is very passionate about passing his knowledge onto the next generation of American kids. Ronald also shares many personal stories with his kids he works with. This gives the kids insight into the fact that there are people out there every day working hard to keep them safe in this country and all over the world.
Ronald Fowlkes is a Business Development Manager in the tactical gear industry with Eagle Industries Unlimited. This company has been supplying the law enforcement, military and sporting world with the very best in tactical gear for over thirty years now. Ronald Fowlkes is a perfect fit for this type of business because he has such extensive military and law enforcement experience in his background. He was twice promoted on merit while serving in the Marines and has served for over 13 years in law enforcement positions. Simply put, Ronald Fowlkes has used in real life, the type of tactical gear that he expertly sells today. Ronald was previously deployed with the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization while he was serving in the military in Iraq and he is an instructor with the United States Military hostage rescue. All of these specializations have given him huge insight into the world of tactical gear.