Barbara Stokes: CEO, Mother and Local Hero

Barbara Stokes is the CEO of Green Structure Homes of Alabama, LLC also known as GSH. She and her husband Scott, work tirelessly for the company they both founded in 2008. Barabara’s husband is the COO and together they began a disaster relief company that caters to victims of natural disasters. They are currently operational in eight states and produce modular homes that can quickly be deployed to areas affected by natural disasters such as, Hurricane Harvey. The company began in Cullman, Alabama and quickly spread throughout the United States.

Barbara graduated with a degree in Biomedical engineering and physics from Mercer University in 2001. This is where she developed her passion to create modular designs using different materials to help victims of natural disasters. Her immaculate career kicked off by working with Pisces Corporation, which led her to join Boeing, where she gained valuable experience, knowledge and contacts. Barbara Stokes is also a strong proponent of green energy and using eco-friendly materials to construct Green Structure Homes. Read more about Barbara Stokes at

Barbara’s philosophy is to create and maintain jobs in the local community and support American quality and skills. GSH is helping to create jobs in Florida, Minnesota, North Carolina, Virginia, Louisiana and of course Alabama where it all began. GSH caters to everyone in need, be it the government, private organizations or charities looking to help out. Recently, GSH was awarded an outstanding contract by FEMA and the Department of Homeland Security. The $28.5 million contract is to produce high quality, efficient modular homes for the survivors of Hurricane Harvey.


The Green Structure Homes are not only quick to manufacture, transport and reassemble, but also they are resistant to future hurricanes and other natural disasters such as wildfires and strong winds. The homes are eco-friendly; fuel and electricity efficient and most importantly they maximize the safety of their occupants.

Barbara, Scott and GSH are entrepreneurs, humanitarian aid workers and innovators. Barabara and Scott are parents of three children yet they are still able to balance their work and family lives. Some call them role models, innovators and even heroes. Follow Barbara Stokes on Facebook.

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