In 2008, she (the CEO) and her husband (Scott Stokes, who is the COO) established a firm called Green Structural Homes in Huntsville that provided services in the disaster relief construction industry.

GSH offers off-site construction of homes that provide solutions to temporary housing dilemmas in case of a disaster like fire or floods. Being off-site, they have flexible configurations; an executive home look on the outside, but on the inside, they can be made to meet the owners’ specification. The company offers fast transport erection for the case of immediate occupants. Learn more about Barbara Stokes at Crunchbase.


Barbara Stokes is a graduate of Mercer University with a degree in Biomedical Engineering and Physics. Also, she also studied manufacturing and management, technical communication, structures and properties of materials and thermodynamics. She is a wife, mother of three and a volunteer in the Huntsville community. After much experience at Pisces Corporation and Boeing, Barbara decided to venture into the Green Structural Homes. Having also worked in government contracting, this helped her focus on one need. Barbara and her team have been of great help and have shown great leadership in the Disaster Relief and Construction Industry. Read more about Barbara Stokes at

The homes are made of wood and light gauge steel products to make it durable. They have real kitchens and bathrooms sometimes made of granite and marble to enable people to go on with their lives normally. Being customizable, they can be designed with multiple bedrooms based on occupants’ specification to meet any family size. The steel roof reflects the sun and allows insulation with the R-19 value which is used throughout the home to maintain a conducive environment indoors. The homes are constantly checked during construction and installation to verify their quality and to ensure they meet set standards.

The advantage of the GSH includes; provision of state of the art technology, environmentally friendly and energy-efficient homes at a low cost thus meeting budget plans; use of less outside the workforce, fast construction time and fewer erection days; reduced life costs in that they need lower maintenance and energy costs.


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Whitney Wolfe Roars And Time Magazine Hears Her Voice Loud And Clear

Whitney Wolfe is getting the attention of Time Magazine along with 99 other people that have been selected as the most 100 influential people of 2018. She has presented herself to be a fierce business owner, and it would only be a matter of time before Time Magazine recognized her for all the achievements that she has made.

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Whitney Wolfe has embraced the concept of dating app technology and she has found it to be one of the most popular dating apps around. This gave her the ability to expand her platform and engage people in even more than dating. This is where her influence becomes amplified. This is where Time Magazine recognizes what she is doing. What it has come down to is the women in the world of dating apps and other business apps that are up against males that comprise this male-dominated arena.

What Whitney Wolfe essentially has done is spark a lot of change and give more people the ability to build better apps that actually cater to what women have a need for. At the time when Bumble was created Whitney Wolfe knew that there was a void when it came to an app that would actually cut down on sexual harassment. She wanted women to have their say in the type of dating prospects that they connected with. This is why she gives women the ability to make the first move. Whitney Wolfe has been recognized by time as an innovator. She is someone that can also influence other women that may have never thought that reaching their dreams in things like application development would even be a possibility. She is fierce and determined to prevail even as bully adversaries get on her heels.

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