Carousel30, a leading digital agency based in the Washington, D.C., region, added Danny Allen as Chief Operating Officer as part of a plan for the agency to strategically grow and better serve its key audiences. He brings a wealth of advertising, financial, and legal experience to the executive team of the agency and his clients have included Gannett, AARP, Crowdcheck, FDA, CDC, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, the Republican National Committee, and a variety of other government agencies, startups and nonprofits.
“We are excited to welcome Danny to our growing team,” said Greg Kihlström, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Carousel30. “His experience in a breadth of fields, combined with relevant industry experience will help us push forward in expanding Carousel30 over the next several years.”
Allen brings extensive experience in providing both stability and strategic growth to the organizations he has been a part of. As an executive at Sensis, a cross-cultural marketing agency, he started and grew the Washington, D.C., office to more than $15 million in billings, and started and managed the founding and growth of offices in Atlanta and Little Rock.
He is Vice President of AAF DC, the Washington, D.C., Chapter of the American Advertising Federation. Prior to working for Sensis, Danny was the founder of a digital advertising media company. He has a BA from the University of Texas, a JD from NYU School of Law, and a MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He has spoken at industry events and conferences including SXSW, the Wharton Technology Conference, the AAF Student Advertising Conference, National Conference on Health Communication, ADWKDC, Multicultural Media Expo, the National Association of Hispanic Publishers Legislative Summit and the American Advertising Awards.