About Us

“Good service is good business.” –Siebel Ad

Ellington Marketing Solutions provides digital marketing, graphic design, event planning and direct mail marketing services to small businesses. We work with you to develop and implement a marketing plan that fits your needs and your budget, and deliver the resources to teach you and your staff how to market effectively and bring in more sales.

Mission & Values

Ellington Marketing Solution’s mission is to bring effective, quality branding and marketing to entrepreneurs, small and mid-size businesses. Our goal is to maximize our client’s marketing dollars while maintaining and upholding our core values: integrity, passion, excellence, compassion and community.

Most importantly, we take pride in being a family-owned, local business in California.

Our Team is Awesome

Candace Ellington
Candace Ellington
Chief Marketing Officer

Things Candace Likes
Family, Friends, Laughing, Social Media, Sports, Home, Holidays, Graphic Design, Good Food, Good Wine.

Things Candace Doesn’t Like
Fast Food, Romantic Comedies, Bad Coffee, Tacky Graphics, Traffic Tickets, Cheap Wine.

Experience in
Branding, Fantasy Football, Graphic Design, Social Media Marketing, Digital Advertising, Real Estate, Chasing Toddlers, Direct Mail, Email Campaigns.

Blake Ellington
Blake Ellington
Chief Communications Officer

Things Blake Likes
Writing, Basketball, Mexican Food, Family, Cheesecake, Road Trips, Camping, Film.

Things Blake Doesn’t Like
Traffic, Lines, Saying “See You Next Year” on Dec. 31, When it is months before a good movie comes out, Garbage Disposal Repairs.

Experience in
Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Blogging, Watching Seinfeld, Social Media, Copy Editing, Photography, Video Editing.

Charlene Hamberger
Charlene Hamberger
Operations Manager / Sr. Digital Media Specialist

Things Charlene Likes
Reading, Writing, Music, Spending Time with Family and Friends, Crafting, Boba, Starbucks, Technology, the Internet, Talented People.

Things Charlene Doesn’t Like
Sloppy Social Media, Ignorance, the Second Definition of “Literally” (Added Recently), Onions.

Experience In
Typing, Computers, Court Work, Social Media, Transcribing, Crafts, Music, Blogging.

Ryan McBride
Ryan McBride
Web Developer/Designer

Things Ryan Likes
WordPress, clean code, creating themes from scratch, low CPC’s, high EPC’s, and client success

Things Ryan Doesn’t Like
WordPress sites pieced together using a poorly coded theme with a ton of plugins, ineffective marketing strategies, slow hosting

Experience In
HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, PHP, SQL, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Facebook Ads, Google AdWords

 Laura Good
Laura Good
Business Development/ Digital Media Specialist

Things Laura Likes
Twitter, Startups, Sacramento Kings, Community Building, Coffee, SciFi, Puppies & Kitties, Mountains.

Things Laura Doesn’t Like
Rude People, Seafood, Rules, Housework, Soap Operas (on TV or in real life), Okra.

Experience In
Public Relations, Community Outreach, Social Media, Customer Care, Content Curation,  Business Development.

Gamaliel Ortiz
Gamaliel Ortiz
Communications & Project Manager

Things Gamaliel Likes
Good Writing, Being A Tormented Kings Fan, Poker, Politics, Food Adventures, Dogs, Piano Music, Concerts, Day Trips, History

Things Gamaliel Doesn’t Like
Slow Starts To Movies, Sushi, Missing Happy Hour By Minutes.

Experience in
Digital Journalism, News Writing And Editing, Blogging, Social Media, Video Editing, TV News.

Chelsea VanDyk
Chelsea VanDyk
Marketing Intern

Things Chelsea Likes
Sunshine, The Beach, Volleyball, Coffee, Drawing, Basketball, Superman

Things Chelsea Doesn’t Like
Snow, Cold, Bad Coffee, Cleaning

Experience in
Graphic Design, Going to School, Playing Volleyball, Doodling

Jeff Grinta
Jeff Grinta
Video Production Manager

Things Jeff Likes
The Beatles, Hiking, Biking, Swimming & Kayaking, Psychedelic 60’s stuff.

Things Jeff Doesn’t Like
Dancing, Working in a Cubicle, TPS Reports, Overall Lameness.

Experience In
Video Production, Graphic Design, Computer Programming, TPS Reports.

Anthony Watson
Anthony Watson
Videographer

Things Anthony Likes
Wakeboarding, Snowboarding, Skydiving, Family, RC Toys, Coffee, Good IPA, Costco, Creativity

Things Anthony Doesn’t Like
Slow Computers, Swimming With Sharks, Price of Equipment, Running, Barney the Dinosaur

Experience In
Photography, Video, Virtual Tours, Drone/Aerial Media & Data Collection, Adobe CC Editing for Photography and Cinematography.