When it comes to playing a high role in the role of humanitarian concerns, especially Disaster relief Construction, Barbara Stokes has the first-hand experience. And as the CEO of Green Structure Homes of Alabama, LLC., she and her spouse, Scott Stokes created this company to provide housing that is safe and permanent. Both Barbara and Scott Stokes has worked profusely with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to fulfill their housing needs. Visit her Linkedin profile to know more.
Green Structure Homes (GCH), which offers provides housing solutions to both government and the commercial sector. Barbara Stokes and her company implement state-of-the-art designs as well as manufacturing and engineering approaches and techniques.
In addition to her impressive entrepreneurial drive, Barbara Stokes has an impressive educational background. She graduated in 2001 from Mercer University where she majored in physics and also biomedical engineering. She also studied subjects that she was able to apply to her company GSH, like structures, physical and chemical properties of materials and even manufacturing and management areas. Visit cullmantimes.com to know more about Barbara Stokes.
Some of the work positions that Barbara Stokes had before she had ventured out on her own in business was at Boeing and the Pisces Corporation. With Barbara’s background in the government contracting space and her expertise in specific subjects, she was able to help FEMA. Stokes and GSH are continually looking for methods to make homes that they build for clients and stakeholders to be much safer and durable.
And in the wake of Hurricane Harvey’s devastation in September 2017, Barbara Stoke’s company was awarded a 28 million dollar contract for building modular structures. This contract work for FEMA was due to be completed in March 2018.
Green Structure Homes is a woman-owned business, which allows Barbara Stokes and her company to utilize Small Business Administration (SBA) programs and the tools can come with working with this agency. Because of this woman-owned business classification, GSH was able to score contracts with the U.S. government, especially the one with FEMA.
Barbara Stokes was noted as saying that she was very excited about the rise in the number of women in STEM-related fields and also in business management.