Barbara Stokes and her husband, Scott, are the founders of Green Structure Homes Delivered (GSH), LLC. The company is located in Huntsville, Alabama, and began in 2008. GSH is a construction company that engages in commercial buildings customized to be mobile and modular. They also build residential homes. Barbara Stokes is the CEO of GSH while her husband is the COO. Read more about Barbara Stokes at The Cullman Times.
Barbara is Biomedical Engineering and Physics graduate of Mercer University. Before founding Green Structure Homes Delivered, she had worked with Boeing and Pisces Corporation. While there, she amassed lots of experience and was in charge of government contracts. On this experience, she and her husband built their company, GSH that has been a success.
As CEO of GSH, Barbara Stokes’ primary concern is the humanitarian relief and specializes in Disaster Relief Construction. Her company works closely with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the private sector as well. The primary goal of their relationship is providing safe, permanent solutions for the housing industry.
Barbara Stokes strongly believes in supporting the local economy. She ensures that GSH locally outsources its materials. Recently, GSH was contacted by FEMA in a $28 million project. That will create jobs for the local people within Alabama and its environs. The project is aimed at building homes for the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Read this article at businessinsider.com.
According to Barbara, she chose medical valuations because it integrates business and technicality. Medical professions demand a wealth of knowledge and comprehension that she has been able to bring into GSH. Her primary goal is to make a positive impact on people’s lives. Despite being an early rise, Barbara finds herself working late into the night. She tries as much as she can to strike a balance between working and social life. She’s active in the community, and that helps her re-energize.
Working with her good and talented team at GSH is her way of implementing ideas. Barbara is excited by the increasing number of women taking up leadership positions in business and STEM-related jobs. As an entrepreneur, spending time with her family and giving back makes her productive. She advises the younger people is that never underestimate yourself. She believes that if you invest time and energy, then definitely there’ll be results.