Realizing his childhood dream of owning a construction company, Travis Charles Banks is the founder of Gravel Road Builders & Construction Services. He is helping to reach drawdown by implementing sustainable building practices and green infrastructure through his construction services. Travis grew up in the lower ninth ward, one of the hardest-hit areas during Hurricane Katrina, which is part of the drive that has inspired Travis to keep moving through adversity. Travis is a sixth-generation construction tradesperson, and growing up, there were many opportunities to learn multiple trades by working with his dad, uncles, and other family members in construction. For Travis, building a better future for Louisiana is part of his life's calling and legacy.
New Orleans: Episode #
— Tuesday, June 13, 2023