Barbara Stokes graduated from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia, in 2001. She graduated with degrees in physics and biomedical engineering. She also studied other areas while going to college such as thermodynamics, technical communications, management, and manufacturing among other disciplines. After graduating she worked for both Pisces Corporation and Boeing. She developed extensive experience working with government contracts, manufacturing, and management. Follow Barbara Stokes on facebook.com.
Ten years after graduating from college, Barbara Stokes co-founded a company along with her husband, Green Structured Homes Delivered, or GSH of Alabama, LLC as it is more commonly known. She is this firms chief executive officer and oversees its strategic vision and day to day activities. GSH of Alabama is a company that designs and manufactures mobile and modular structures that are used in disaster relief efforts. They deliver these structure to areas where home and businesses have been destroyed. They can be used as residences or commercial structures.
Barbara Stokes and her company are based in Huntsville, Alabama. Between her and the other executives of the company they have over 30 years of experience in providing disaster relief. This experience had led to the company expanding rapidly over the years and being a trusted partner of the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA). Stokes now has manufacturing facilities in a number of other states where the structures are made.
Due to Barbara Stokes background in manufacturing the structures that her company builds are of very high quality. They are designed to be environmentally friendly and energy-efficient. They can withstand hurricane force winds up to 130 mph and are resistant to things such as pest and mold. They are also customizable and the ones for residential use can be made to one, two, or more bedroom sized depending on the need.
Barbara Stokes says that the structure that GSH of Alabama builds can be delivered to anywhere in North America. Among the projects she has worked on is one in Mississipi that built student housing. She has also worked with all four branches of the military, including the Navy for which her company built 82 security gates. Learn more about Barbara Stokes at Crunchbase.