Ronald Fowlkes Article

Ronald Fowlkes is a proud former Marine that remembers his military days very fondly. He enlisted with the Marines because he felt that they were the best of the best. He strongly believes that his years serving in the military made him into the man that he is today. After the Marines, Fowlkes worked as a SWAT tactician and in security. Today, the former Marine is the manager of business development at First Spear Tactical.

 

Military Career

Fowlkes thinks back to the days that he served in the military. He strongly believes that the lessons learned in the military led him to his own business success years later. For example, the Marines taught him to never quit. They also taught him to pay attention to even the smallest detail. Fowlkes believes these simple lessons in self discipline and working hard helped him to become a better salesperson and achieve amazing success in his career.

 

On Mentoring

Fowlkes also shared that his years in the military, and working with a SWAT team helped him to become a leader in the community and a leader in his family, while providing a fine example for his children to follow. This has also led the former Marine to finding a way to give back to his local community. Today, Fowlkes is a trainer for the St. Louis Blues Triple-A team. He also provides motivation and encouragement to the team, helping to develop future leaders through his mentoring. Certainly, mentoring young people is very important to this former Marine.