Ronald Fowlkes works for Eagles Industries Unlimited of Fenton, Missouri, in the Law Enforcement and Commercial division. Since 2008 he has had the role of Business Development Manager. He helps develop products for law enforcement professionals that help them reach their goals with more safety and security. From 1989-1993, Ronald gained valuable tactical experience as a member of the United States Marine Corp, and he served in the First Gulf War conflict. Later he served with the Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company where he learned how to use encrypted and non-encrypted radios in naval and air missions.
After leaving the service, Mr. Fowlkes relocated to Missouri where he joined the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, gaining ten years of valuable tactical experience. He then joined the St.Louis County Police Department, serving for three years. He was a member of the SWAT and HRT teams and they were often responsible for tackling the problems of gang violence and narcotic trafficking. During this time, Ronald also took an active role in the instruction of new officers.
Ronald returned to Iraq in the 2000’s, as a contractor for the Department of Defense. He was assigned to the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization. In his role with the DOD, he gave operational instruction to troops in how to deal with situations involving hostages and detainees. When he returned to the United States, Ronald decided to leave law enforcement and he soon joined Eagles Industries Unlimited. His experience in military and law enforcement gives him the knowledge that helps the company produce tactical gear that helps officers in the field. He takes a direct approach with everything, from instructing a sales team of over a 150, developing nearly 5000 products for selection and sale, and contacting customers.
Ronald is committed to keeping the lines of communication open and he has accounts on social media that include Twitter and Facebook. He is active in his community and is an avid hockey fan. In his spare time he can often be found working with his son’s hockey team, as their coach. He works hard to maintain a balance between his career at Eagle Industries and his responsibilities as a father.