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Barbara Stokes Changing Lives Building Manufactured Homes

Barbara Stokes is the co-founder and current CEO of Green Structure, Inc., a Huntsville, Alabama based company specializing in wood and steel manufactured homes. The homes Green Structure manufactures are environmentally friendly, energy efficient, hurricane rated, and are resistant to mold, mildew and various types of pests. These homes are completely customizable to meet individual client needs. Clients are able to determine how many bedrooms they want, as well as the various materials they want used throughout the interior of the home. Read more about Barbara Stokes at

The Green Structure teams is proud that these homes are environmentally friendly. This is accomplished by completing the initial build off-site which allows for a smaller workforce; they also use locally sourced materials. Once the home is completed it is able to be put together at the clients site in just a few days’ time. In addition to being environmentally friendly, these homes are extremely energy efficient. The steel roof has the ability to reflex the radiation from the sun, helping the home stay cool when it is hot. The building team also uses R-19 insulation throughout the walls of the home.

In addition to building manufactured homes, Green Structure offers a number of in-house services. Some of these include: land planning, project management, structural and civil engineering, architecture design, and, among others, complete on-site coordination and installation. Offering these in-house services allows the client to experience a seamless process from beginning to end. Learn more about Barbara Stokes at Crunchbase.

Stokes and her team take pride in supporting FEMA and the United States Government. In 2017, Barbara Stokes announced that they will continue to support FEMA by creating new jobs in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Minnesota, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia. These jobs will focus on building modular homes to support the monumental relief efforts needed to help the millions of people who were affected by Hurricane Harvey.

Barbara Stokes studied biomedical engineer as well as manufacturing and management, technical communication, structures and properties of materials and thermodynamics at Mercer University. Following her college graduation in 2001, she began to gain experience within the industry at Pisces Corporation and Boeing.