Barbara Stokes is a businesswoman located in Huntsville, Alabama. As an entrepreneur she, along with her husband, co-founded GSH of Alabama, LLC. Her company designs, builds, and delivers emergency structures to areas where they are needed. Prior to this she had a number of years of experience in the manufacturing industry, having worked for both Pisces Corporation and the Boeing Company. Visit cullmantimes.com to know more about Barbara Stokes.
It was in 2001 that Barbara Stokes graduated from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. She has two degrees, one in physics and one in biomedical engineering. During the course of her professional career she has developed extensive experience managing contracts with the United States federal government. She has worked with FEMA for a number of years, for example, as well as other federal government programs during her time with the Boeing Company and Pisces Corporation.
As the chief executive officer of GSH of Alabama, Barbara Stokes is involved in all facets of running the company. Her company builds state of the art structures that can be used for both residential and commercial uses. The structures are mobile in nature and are very customizable as they are modular. As she has years of project management experience Barbara Stokes can ensure that GSH of Alabama can deliver customized solutions depending on the individual needs of those they serve.
Barbara Stokes and her company built a major manufacturing center in 2008. It is located in Cullman, Alabama. The company spent $8 million to build this center and it hired 80 people in the area to work in it right when it was started. The plan was that by the third year of operation it was going to employ 300 people, all working in full-time positions. This was a boon to the area and added much-needed jobs to the region.
Helping others in the community is important to Barbara Stokes. In 2015 she began a partnership with the Redstone Arsenal Army Volunteer Corps, for example. Her contributions ended up making her being recognized as a 2015 Team Redstone Volunteer Helping Hand. This charity helps those in the Army as well as their families in a variety of way, including mentoring the children of soldiers. Read more at Business Insider.