After Ronald Fowlkes graduated from Army Jump School, he was lucky enough to serve as a marine. Additionally, Ronald served in St. Louis Police Department. At Marine, he was introduced to First Spear and later served as a police officer. Ronald Fowlkes enjoyed all those work experiences because he considered them special. For more than 20 years, Ronald has gained a lot of knowledge in development and design.
In an interview by Inspirery, Ronald says that he developed a lot of interest in FirstSpear equipment that later turned into a business idea. Fowlkes says that his business gets a significant number of clients through fieldwork activities. Ronald also attends as many trade shows as possible to increase the market base for the business. Most of the company’s customers recommend them to other clients. Ronald’s business, First Spear, gets numerous contacts from corporations and governments. First Spear supports NATO and law enforcement. The company mostly focuses on providing quality products to ensure satisfaction of customers. This strategy works best for the business because most clients come back or recommend them to others. Even though First Spear has a showroom, word of mouth is its best source of new customers.
According to Ideamensch, Ronald states that his passion and interest in the military was notable since he was young. He always wanted to be a marine since childhood. To achieve his dreams, he made wrote several application letters to Marine Corps. Getting a position at Marine Corps was quite challenging because he could not serve before he attained a certain age. He was quite disappointed when his applications were accepted but informed that he needed to wait until he was older. After Ronald graduated from high school, he was lucky enough to join Corps. Since he frequently saw tools from FirstSpear, he became interested in them. Ronald discovered that First Spear designed high-quality equipment.
Ronald says that during the day, he likes to balance between personal and business activities. Since his company carries out business internationally, he spends a lot of time making calls with clients from other countries. The first thing that Ronald does when he gets to his office is responding to emails and other types of business-related messages. Ronald Fowlkes states that teamwork is one of the best ways he gets things done. Different departments in his company work jointly to develop new ideas. Making notes and recording things helps Ronald to stay productive at work. Fowlkes advises young entrepreneurs to surround themselves with good people.
In addition to running his company, Ronald is also a hockey fan. One of his hobbies is coaching a youth league. In his blog, he loves talking about his experiences while playing hockey. In one of his posts, he discusses fighting while playing hockey.