In today’s world, it’s disrupt or be disrupted. We strive to partner with clients who understand this modern‑day truth. ETA Agency is a full-service advertising and marketing agency in Downtown Long Beach known for game-changing creative solutions, excellent credentials and outstanding business integrity. Founded in 2005, ETA is led by Cindy Allen, a highly regarded marketing and communications expert.

Staying involved with the people and organizations that make a difference in the Southern California business community is important to us. Click here for a list of our certifications.

  • Women's Business Enterprise (WBE)
  • Women Owned Small Business (WOSB)
  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)
  • Small Business Administration (SBA)
  • Micro Business
  • Very Small Business Enterprise


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Cindy Allen


Cindy is a self-motivated, visionary professional with diverse experience in marketing, government, management and public affairs. Possessing dynamic interpersonal and leadership skills, she is a confident, articulate communicator with the ability to develop valuable and lasting partnerships. She has spearheaded the growth of ETA, creating one of the fastest growing advertising agencies in Southern California and has built its portfolio in a variety of industry sectors, including government, real estate, entertainment, financial services, transportation and retail.

Adam Carrillo

Executive VP, Strategy

Adam is an Economic Development & Brand Strategist with experience launching policies and programs directed at improving the business climate through specific efforts including; television & digital advertising, business finance, community development, business recruitment, retention & expansion, technology transfer, and transit oriented development in urban centers. Experience includes over developing & executing the marketing strategy for some of the most successful consumer brands in the last 6 years including: Lifes2good, Euro-Pro, Nestlé, Hampton Direct, Tria Beauty, and Belcorp, one of the largest privately held beauty companies in the world. Adam sits on the Board of Directors at Long Beach Transit, is the current President of the Long Beach Commercial Real Estate Council, is an Advisory Board Member for the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at CSULB, and lives in Downtown Long Beach with his three boys and fiancé Lena.