Majoring in Biomedical Engineering and Physics, Barbara Stokes graduated from Mercer University in 2001, having also completed studies in Manufacturing Management, Technical Communication, Structures and Properties of Materials, and Thermodynamics. This lead Barbara Stokes to positions with Pisces Corporation and Boeing where she melded her education with real-world experience before becoming the CEO of Green Structure Homes in Huntsville, Alabama. Read more about Barbara Stokes at The Cullman Times.
Founded in 2008, Green Structure Homes of Alabama, LLC. manufactures state of the art modular homes, offices and commercial pieces that provide consistently high-quality products in a fast, reliable manner. The homes are wood-frame and steel, hurricane rated to withstand up to 130mph winds, and with fire suppression throughout. The consumers are able to have custom interior finishes with upgraded cabinets and countertops in housing designed to reduce life-cycle costs. The technology used by Barbara Stokes and company allow for fast, reliable, quality installations with minimal on-site work. Read this article at businessinsider.com.
Under Barbara Stokes’ leadership, GSH has been awarded a 28.5 million dollar contract with FEMA to open or improve their facilities in Alabama, Florida, Louisianna, Minnesota, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Virginia. Improvements to infrastructure, new employment and increasingly fast turn around will benefit all those who suffered damage due to the recent onslaught of hurricanes in the US and Puerto Rico. Her skills in government contracting have led to a successful relationship with FEMA and the US Government.
In addition to her work with Green Structure Homes Barbara Stokes volunteers and supports local charities in the Huntsville, Alabama area and is a mom to 3 young children.