She joined Southern Company in 1998 as an engineer in Southern Nuclear's professional development program and held positions of increasing responsibility at Farley Nuclear Plant in Alabama and in the development of Georgia Power's Vogtle 3 and 4 project -- the first new nuclear power plants to be built in the United States in more than 30 years.
Faulk served as assistant to Georgia Power's executive vice president of nuclear development and Southern Nuclear's president of nuclear development. She also served as region manager for Georgia Power's Metro West Region and was responsible for providing overall leadership for operations, customer service, sales, economic and community development and external affairs activities for more than 185,000 customers. Prior to joining Mississippi Power, she served as vice president of Georgia Power's West Region, where she led the company's operations for more than 140,000 customers in a 19-county area.
Faulk holds both a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in mechanical engineering from Auburn University.
She serves as chair for the Auburn Engineering Alumni Council and as vice chair for the Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame. In the community, she is on the boards for the Renaissance Corporation and Infinity Space Center.