New Businesses

RPM Mortgage Inc., based in Alamo, California, has recently opened a branch at 5201 Olympic Drive NW, Suite 310, in Gig Harbor. Eric Engelland, branch manager , Kyle Rohrbauch, senior loan advisor and the office’s team works with borrowers, real estate agents, CPAs, financial planners, attorneys and financial consultants to provide homebuyers and owners mortgage solutions. Office hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and can be reached at 253-858-2640 or online at

Sound Contracting Services has recently opened in the South Sound region providing employment pre-screenings/infinity checks and bid-match services for grants and contracts. The company, with owner Juanita Chavarria, employment and volunteer checks are conducted through state and national databases, as well as researching local courthouses and records in the state. The company is open Monday-Friday and can be contacted at 253-223-8406 or online at

Compiled by Mary Anderson, staff writer