Category: Green Homes

Barbara Stokes: the Ingenious CEO of Disaster Relief Efforts

The Green Structure Homes of Huntsville, Alabama, manufactures wood and steel modular homes for people who are victims of natural disasters. The focus of this business is to design and build homes that are technologically sophisticated, environmentally benevolent, and energy conservative, while constructing them within the budgeted allowances, employing a smaller workforce, and having faster completion times. The purpose of building these types of living accommodations is to provide affordable but extraordinarily advanced housing for people who have been devastated by natural disaster. Read more about Barbara Stokes at The Cullman Times.

The latest disaster that compelled GSH to contribute their valuable support on was Hurricane Harvey that hit Texas in August 2017, which caused $125 billion worth of damage. In Texas, Hurricane Harvey damaged approximately 203,000 homes, destroying 122,700 of them, which displaced 37,000 people, causing them to live in shelters. Barbara Stokes is the ingenious CEO of GSH and she is an expert in the disaster relief construction industry. As a leader of this industry, she continues to show that she is an esteemed asset of disaster relief efforts to people and communities that have been overwhelmed by natural disaster. Read this article at businessinsider.com.

In early 2018, GSH signed a $28.5 Million-dollar contract with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and FEMA to build modular homes for the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Not only is Ms. Stokes the CEO of GSH, she is also an avid supporter of the Huntsville community, as well as other communities. When the new FEMA contract was signed, it generated hundreds of new jobs in eight states including Texas, Alabama, Minnesota, Louisiana, North Carolina, Florida, Virginia, and Pennsylvania. Not only does GSH build residential houses, they also construct housing for school campuses and the military. GSH also does planning and installation of facility services. GSH and Barbara Stokes were valuable to the rebuilding of all communities destroyed by Hurrican Harvey.

Barbara Stokes has a solid reputation for delivering what she and GSH promise the clients. GSH works hard to make sure that the client’s dream house becomes a reality in the shortest period of time. Before working for GSH of Alabama, Barbara Stokes worked for Pisces Corporation and Boeing which had afforded her vast experience and knowledge in government contracting. Barbara attended and graduated from Georgia’s Mercer University in 2001, studying Physics, Biomedical Engineering, Technical Communication, Manufacturing and Management, Thermodynamics, and Structures and Properties of Materials.

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