Barbara Stokes’ Huntsville, Alabama based Green Structure Housing was recently awarded a FEMA contract worth $28.5 million USD. This contract is to assist with the damage inflicted by Hurricane Harvey. This contract provides for high quality homes to be built with safety measures put in place to ensure that the people in Texas that were effected will not be in the same situation again. Each home will have a fire suppression system included. The homes being provided will have multiple bedrooms and will be able to withstand hurricane level winds and ware environmentally friendly. The homes can be customized to meet the preferences of the new residents as well as being resistant to pests, mold, and mildew. The project is predicted to be completed by March of this year. Read more about Barbara Stokes at WDRB.com.
Barbara Stokes is the Chief Executive Officer of Green Structure Housing. Stokes and her team at GSH are considered leaders in the disaster relief industry. She received her Bachelors of Biomedical Engineering and Physics 2001 from Mercer University, but her other studies of structures, manufacturing, and materials are more relevant to her current career.
Barbara Stokes has previously worked for both Boeing and the Pisces Corporation where she began to hone her skills in government contracting. She is gifted when it comes to obtaining and managing fleets as well as logistics. She herself is very hands on with many aspects of GSH including electronic upkeep of fleet records, assessments, facilities management and dispatch services.
Disaster relief work aside, Barbara Stokes also serves her community of Huntsville by consistently volunteering. This contract will bring several jobs to the area as well as the other manufacturing and construction sites in Louisiana, Florida, Alabama, Texas, Virginia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Minnesota. She also raises three children in the community she takes so much pride in. Learn more about Barbara Stokes at Crunchbase.