Trusted Partner, Human Resources

Rusty Faulks understands ministry and nonprofit issues having served as Director of Human Resources for over 25 years at three successful organizations: Thomas Nelson Publishing, Samaritan’s Purse International Relief, and LifeWay Christian Resources. Rusty walks alongside leaders to help them solve their people management challenges, nurture their culture, and continuously improve processes. He places a premium on relationships, trust and respect. Rusty believes that, at its core, your business or organization is about the people, and that core belief provides the foundation for the ideas and solutions he presents to you as well as the way he approaches his relationship with you.

Rusty enjoys hiking, traveling, and spending time with family. He is founding principle of Windwood Partners, LLC ( Whether experiencing the pain of an unexpected management crisis or in need of HR consultation and advice, Rusty is an experienced and knowledgeable resource available to help.

Windwood Partners is located in Nashville, Tennessee and can be reached at or at (615) 719-2198.