To land the position as a Law Enforcement Business Development Manager, Ronald Fowlkes had to provide proof of years of experience in a credible law enforcement sector along with a proven track record of developing business. He not only has years of military commitment, he can combine his strong business mentality, a persuasive leadership style and can generate a natural authority. He also needed to be a good communicator with the ability to interact with senior level law enforcement and other his company’s commercial partners.
Ronald Fowlkes’ current title with Eagle Industries Unlimited is Business Development Manager of Law Enforcement/Commercial Products. He began building his qualifications for this position as early as 1989 when he started his four year stint with the United States Marine Corps. He served in the First Gulf War and received two meritorious promotions while there.
His education for Law Enforcement includes attending the Marine Corps School of Infantry where the following were his focuses:
- Basic engineering,
- Air Naval Gunfire, joining the Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company Gunfire (ANGLICO)
- U.S. Army Parachute School, where obtained his advanced Army-Marine Corps Parachute Insignia
- NSWF Combat Divers School
His most immediate past was spent in law enforcement. With 13 years as a police officer in St. Louis, Missouri. In 2003, he entered the tactical division of law enforcement as a team leader of the St. Louis Metropolitan Hostage Rescue Team. There, he went on to become a certified instructor of defensive tactics, tactical rifle handling, shoot house and SWAT/URBAN warfare tactics. In the company of that unit, they performed over 250 high risk entries with hostage situations and/or barricaded subjects.
With so much tactical field experience, Ronald Fowlkes is exceptionally prepared to perform the duties demanded by his position at Eagle Industries. Eagle Industries markets and sells tactical equipment ranging from chest rigs and armor carriers to harnesses, belts, packs and bags. Eagle Industries is a wholly owned subsidiary of Vista Outdoor Inc. and their parent company is renowned for the production and sale of shooting, outdoor, and sports products and their accessories.
It’s the job of Ronald Fowlkes to take his awareness of tactical moves and employ that knowledge to advise clients on how to outfit their security staff. Eagle Industries is in a position to fulfill most of those needs and does and the client has improved his security because of the professional guidance he has received from Mr. Fowlkes.
Ronald Fowlkes represents a large company forging the way in a complex and very prolific industry. With uses his expertise in law enforcement to successfully represent Eagle Industries. Eagle translates that into the sale of law enforcement related and recreation products. It may seem like too many hats to wear, but he and the company he works for do an exceptional job.