November 3, 2022

Pierce County’s up and coming entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs choose Tacoma-Pierce County for its skilled talent pool, outstanding quality of life, startup assistance and support they need to turn their dreams into reality.

Here are 10 up-and-coming entrepreneurs and founders who have chosen the South Sound to launch and grow their big ideas:

  1. Greg Biersack, Founder and CEO, Reach Dental Equipment Service

Repair services, preventive maintenance and technician training that eliminate the stress associated with dental equipment.

  1. Drea Baines, CEO, IMpossible Consulting

Small-business consulting for black founders and entrepreneurs.

  1. Will Gordon, Co-Founder and COO, Latchel

Offering a one-of-a-kind platform that provides a virtual maintenance department for property managers.

  1. Ian Gracey, Founder, Silverback Marine

Setting a new standard for custom aluminum boats.

  1. Quincy Henry, Co-Founder and COO, Campfire Coffee

Coffee made with grit, love and campfire.

  1. Bill Herling, COO, Humming

Streamlining and enhancing the digital advertising process for businesses of every size.

  1. Laura Malcolm, Founder and CEO, Give In Kind

Offering a social support platform to help loved ones and others during times of need.

  1. Nigel Sharp (COO), Brian Pinkard (CTO), Chris Woodruff (CEO), Co-Founders Aquagga

Water treatment technology that destroys water contaminants once thought indestructible.

  1. Matt Tolentino, Founder and CEO, Namatad

A platform solution that keeps firefighters, law enforcement and military teams safe in the line of duty.

  1. Cassandra Williams, Founder and CEO, Love by the Slice

Crafting special occasion sweets and everyday treats with simple elegance and social impact.


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