Marine, Army Jump School graduate, S.W.A.T. Team Lead and member of the St. Louis Police Department, Ronald Fowlkes, grew a passion for First Spear with each exposure to the group throughout his line of work and duty. In his journey, he sensed and knew a uniqueness to the servicemen like himself and the profession they share. Later contributing his other learnings and areas of expertise towards First Spear. Utilizing his skills of business management and development back into the dedicated efforts of those who protect and serve. Supporting N.A.T.O. and other state and local law enforcement with quality as a focus point. Contracting, marketing, and acquiring new customers from previous buyers.
Developing his interest in the military at a younger age, Ron knew he wanted to be a Marine. He was persistent, determined, and sure of this one passion. Continuously submitting applications to the corps, starting at the age of ten years old. Leaving no question and secondary consideration of what he will make of himself. Receiving the letters denial wouldn’t stop him. Still driven, the marine corps accepted Ronald Fowlkes’s application, a seven-year process with little regret which lead him to later join the Police force, both where he encountered First Spear.
Ron Fowlkes’s average day covers the breakfast and the caffeinated beverage plus a commute with the kids. Transitioning into a third of the business day communicating with members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, then responding to e-mails. Ron spends more of his time reading the feedback he receives from his team, covering issues and activities, strengths and weaknesses. Firmly believing teamwork influences success, he works closely with the Department Of Defense, local and state law enforcement to better determine requirements. Having product creation based on the ideas based on relationships already established, using RFI and internal R&D teamwork to meet goals.
As an entrepreneur like figure, Ron Fowlkes believes surrounding yourself with good people is important. Surrounding yourself with good people is important. He leads into the ability of learning how to delegate, and to learn how to enjoy learning from others. The youth hockey coach has a blog on Meidum.com where you can read further on his interests and passions and show further support.