Ronald Fowlkes Speaks About FirstSpear

Ronald Fowlkes, the Director of Business Development at FirstSpear, has quite the background that provides experience in his current work. He first graduated in the Army Jump School, which is an esteemed accomplishment, as an honored marine. He also remarkably led the SWAT team during his time with the St. Louis Police Department. He also holds quite a lot of experience in military sales and managing when he worked with ITW and Eagle Industries. Ronald Fowlkes now works at FirstSpear, harboring plenty of experience to produce contemporary ideas that aid the company’s success. As described in an Inspirery interview, “Ronnie Fowlkes vast experience also put him in the right position to understand the unique mission needs that the company adopts to stand out in the industry.” Ronald Fowlkes began his interest in FirstSpear after noticing the company’s name on several piece of equipment during his time as a marine., which made quite the impression on him, especially after finding the same name on his equipment while working with the SWAT team. Even more interesting and coincidental, he discovered that FirstSpear equipment was first manufactured in the town that he was raised in. Ronald Fowlkes commented ecstatically, “As a leader at FirstSpear, I’m extremely pleased to represent the company. We like to say that “we build the Ferrari of the tactical world” and my own experience matches that claim!”

 

FirstSpear contributes support to NATO as well as other contracts within industries, law enforcement, DOD, and government. The support they receive through marketing and attending trade shows is helpful to the profitability of the company, but Ronald states that most of the support comes from “the field”, and majorly so from customers that recommend FirstSpear products to others. Countless tales of doubt within starting and joining companies usually follow in personal interviews such as the one from Inspirery; however, Ronald Fowlkes claims that he never once doubted the company, as he was once a consumer during his time as a marine and part of a SWAT team, so he always knew the products were high quality, commenting, “I got into this from the customer point of view. I knew the stuff worked because I used it and if you have that belief in a product it’s really easy to sell it!”

 

Ronald Fowlkes runs a blog on Medium and states that he is an “avid hockey fan”. His most recent blog post describes his thoughts on the fighting that takes place in the NHL, stating that “Teams simply can’t afford to waste a few minutes roughing up the other team.This wasted time may be the difference between a loss and sending a game into overtime.”

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