Press Release

Ellie Mae Announces 2018 Hall of Fame Finalists

Award Winners to be Announced at Ellie Mae’s Experience Conference in Las Vegas

PLEASANTON, Calif. – December 18, 2017Ellie Mae® (NYSE:ELLI), the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry, today announced the finalists for the 2018 Ellie Mae Hall of Fame awards, an honor given each year to mortgage companies that have distinguished themselves with their innovative use of Ellie Mae technology.

The Ellie Mae Hall of Fame recognizes the best and brightest companies who use Ellie Mae’s Encompass all-in-one mortgage management solution. Winners will be announced at Ellie Mae Experience 2018, held March 19-21, 2018 at the Wynn Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada. This year, General Stanley McChrystal, former commander of US and International Security Assistance Forces (ISAF) Afghanistan and retired four-star general, and Amy Purdy, the top-ranked adaptive snowboarder in the United States, will present the awards to the companies selected in a special ceremony on March 21, 2018.

Ellie Mae will announce Hall of Fame winners for five categories:

Business Growth Excellence – recognizing companies that have achieved demonstrable growth through the use of Encompass and innovative sales and marketing processes.
Excellence in Compliance Automation – recognizing companies who have truly excelled in leveraging business rules, alerts and Encompass Compliance Service to fully integrate compliance into their origination process.
Outstanding Efficiency and ROI – recognizing companies who have shown outstanding efficiency and Return on Investment through the expanded use of Encompass services, custom fields and business rules.
Digital Mortgage Excellence – recognizing companies who have excelled in the marketplace by using Ellie Mae solutions to create a true digital mortgage experience that automates the end-to-end loan origination process and provides an outstanding customer experience.
Lenders’ Choice for Best Service Provider – recognizing partners from the Ellie Mae Network whose contributions are critical to our clients’ success and to the mortgage industry.

The 2018 Ellie Mae Hall of Fame Award finalists are:

Business Growth Excellence:

  • Academy Mortgage Corporation
  • Kohler Credit Union
  • Chemical Bank
  • J.G. Wentworth Home Lending, LLC – Honorable Mention

Excellence in Compliance Automation:

  • Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc.
  • University Federal Credit Union
  • First Choice Loan Services, Inc. – Honorable Mention
  • Waterstone Mortgage Corporation – Honorable Mention

Outstanding Efficiency and ROI:

  • J.G. Wentworth Home Lending, LLC
  • Wyndham Capital Mortgage
  • Flat Branch Home Loans – Honorable Mention
  • Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc. – Honorable Mention

Digital Mortgage Excellence:

  • Goldstar Mortgage Financial Group
  • TruHome Solutions, LLC

Lenders’ Choice for Best Service Provider:

  • Arch Mortgage Insurance Company (“Arch MI”)
  • DataVerify
  • Credit Plus, Inc.
  • Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
  • First American Mortgage Solutions
  • Radian Guaranty Inc.

“We are thrilled to announce the finalists for the 2018 Ellie Mae Hall of Fame awards,” said Jonathan Corr, President and CEO of Ellie Mae. “Each year we look forward to honoring our winners at Ellie Mae Experience and this year, we were so impressed with the caliber of nominations that we received from our customers and partners. Our finalists showcased their innovative uses of Ellie Mae solutions to help close more loans faster, reduce costs and remain compliant, even with changing industry regulations. Together we are working toward our mission of achieving a fully digital mortgage.”

Registration is now open for Ellie Mae Experience 2018. The three-and-a-half-day event will include eight conference tracks, 46 interactive breakout sessions and 12 hands-on training sessions hosted by Ellie Mae experts and industry leaders.

For more information about Ellie Mae Experience, visit

About Ellie Mae

Ellie Mae (NYSE:ELLI) is the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry. Ellie Mae’s technology solutions enable lenders to originate more loans, reduce origination costs, and shorten the time to close, all while ensuring the highest levels of compliance, quality and efficiency. Visit or call 877.355.4362 to learn more.


Erica Harvill
Ellie Mae, Inc.
(925) 227-5913

Alexandra Gardell Kreuter
(646) 428-0618

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