Due to his vast experience and knowledge, Ronald Fowlkes is today a renowned revolutionary in the law enforcement and commercial products arena. According to Crunchbase, Fowkles is the current Business Development Manager at Eagle Industries Ltd, where he specializes in business products and Law enforcement. The company is a leading supplier of multi-application ammunition for military, sporting and law enforcement. The Anoka, Minnesota based firm operates a division in Fenton, Missouri and employs over 4,000 people in its 16 locations spread across the US. Fowlkes core responsibilities as Business Development Manager includes training strong sale workforce consisting of 150 people, performing product selection and overseeing customer relations.
Prior to joining Eagle Industries, Fowlkes served the US military in various capacities, including tactical training at the Navy Marine Corps and working as a contractor for the Department of Defense. In case of the latter, Fowlkes served with the revered Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization or JIEDDO in Iraq. The combat operations carried out by Fowlkes at the time included mounting and dismounting infantry operations and instructing the military on combat tactics and secretive operations. He also instructed the US military personnel on evidence collection, CQB and hostage rescue, tactical questioning of captured persons and performing post blast analysis.
While serving in the US Marine Corps for 5 years from 1989 to 1993, Fowlkes was promoted in two occasions. On the overall, Fowlkes boasts law enforcement experience spanning 13 years; 10 of these were with the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department and 3 years with the St. Louis County Police Department. He also served the HRT Team at the St. Louis Metropolitans for 7 years. Fowlkes became the team leader in 2003. His responsibilities read as follows; dealing with High Risk Entries, hostage incidents and barricaded subjects. The non combat ops, Fowlkes and his team carried out when the unit wasn’t deployed included undertaking self initiated investigations into the trafficking of hard drugs, illegal gangs and illegal gun possessions across the cities and suburbs.
The unit is also trained to act on civil disobedience and WMD operations. The Gulf War veteran attended the Marine Corps School of Infantry to undertake Marine Combat training, Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company basic course and Basic Engineering course. The highly decorated officer earned his prestigious advance Navy Marine Corps Parachute Insignia at the Army Parachute School. During his time at 1st ANGLICO, he carried out the risky air, reconnaissance and naval gunfire parachute missions using non-encrypted and encrypted radio as well as laser designator. Outside the world of military, a brief about Ronald Fowlkes on About.Me reveals his love for coaching at his son’s hockey team. Fowlkes also enjoys traveling and mentoring youths.