Rusty Fulling is the president of Fulling Management & Accounting, Inc., an accounting-services firm in Olathe, Kansas. Rusty and his wife Pam have been Olathe residents since 1989. Rusty has more than 25 years of experience in general accounting and financial operations management. His areas of specialty include business consulting, financial reporting, negotiations, and compensation.
Rusty took an innovative approach to the accounting profession when he founded Fulling Management & Accounting. Fulling offers a wide range of accounting services for small-to-medium size businesses. Rusty manages a full-time staff that provides general accounting and bookkeeping services on a contract basis. Rusty also assumes responsibility for duties typically performed by an in-house chief financial officer for the clients of Fulling. He provides financial operations analysis and management in such areas as strategic planning, budgeting, compensation and benefits, tax compliance, and accounting systems oversight.
Rusty works with a diverse client base in industries such as bioscience, media, professional services, and property management. Rusty is particularly interested in the use of technology in business. He surveys and evaluates accounting and business software, and is frequently asked to beta-test new applications. As part of his business-consulting practice, Rusty advises his clients on a wide range of specialized accounting and business software applications.Fulling Management was one of the first accounting firms in Kansas City to provide Cloud computing services for their clients.
Rusty also lends his expertise to several organizations in the community. He has mentored second-year students in an MBA program at Rockhurst University and has served as a featured speaker at FastTrac, an entrepreneur training course sponsored by the Kauffman Foundation. In addition, Fulling Management & Accounting was selected to participate in Entrepreneurs’ Boardroom, Kauffman’s strategic leadership program. He also has served on the business advisory boards for Mid-America Nazarene University and National American University. Rusty has received a number of business awards and nominations including the Heart of America Ethics in Business Award, KC Small Business 25 under 25 Award, and The Kansas City Chamber’s 2010 Small Business of the Year Award.
Rusty serves in a number of non-profit organizations such as the Kansas City Rescue Mission, Salvation Army, and Honduras Ministries. He had lead small group studies on topics such as parenting, financial management, and marriage for local churches. He also is active in local and foreign mission trips. Before founding Fulling Management & Accounting, Rusty was Director of Accounting Operations for Anchor Properties, Inc., Leawood, Kansas. He was also a consultant to small- and mid-size businesses with a Kansas City CPA firm. Rusty Fulling graduated from Southern Nazarene University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accounting in 1989.