Ellie Mae Announces Winner of "Dream Big, Win Tiny" Sweepstakes
Banco Popular to Donate Funds to Habitat for Humanity of Puerto Rico, Ellie Mae Cares to Match Funds
PLEASANTON, Calif. – Sept. 24, 2018 – Ellie Mae® (NYSE:ELLI), the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry, announced today the winner of the "Dream Big, Win Tiny" campaign and sweepstakes in which Ellie Mae customers, prospective customers and partners demonstrated how they are personally helping power the American Dream of homeownership through their use of digital mortgage technologies.
Popular Mortgage was named the 2018 "Dream Big, Win Tiny" campaign winner. Their submission told the story of Popular Mortgage's use of Encompass to help thousands of families in Puerto Rico rebuild their homes or move to safer homes in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. The team at Popular Mortgage selected to "pay it forward" and will have a $15,000 donation made on their behalf to Habitat for Humanity of Puerto Rico to continue the hurricane relief efforts locally. Ellie Mae will match the donation for a total of $30,000 to Habitat for Humanity.
"Popular Mortgage has been very committed to reconstructing homes and assisting our customers during the aftermath of Hurricane Maria," said Silvio López, Division Manager of Popular Mortgage, a Division of Banco Popular de Puerto Rico. "Ellie Mae's Encompass facilitated the loan process for us. Whether speeding through the home purchase process or assisting homeowners as they rebuild, the technology let us work faster, smarter and more efficiently."
Popular Mortgage is a Division of Banco Popular de Puerto Rico and is the leader in mortgage originations in the island. A network of bank branches and Mortgage Centers across Puerto Rico, a robust call center and a website with an online application make loan originations accessible to all customers. Banco Popular is also the primary mortgage servicer in the island and are currently committed to continue rebuilding efforts in Puerto Rico.
"We congratulate Silvio and the entire Banco Popular team," said Jonathan Corr, president and CEO of Ellie Mae. "The Dream Big, Win Tiny campaign brought in so many great stories of how Ellie Mae customers and partners are leveraging digital mortgage solutions to support the American Dream of homeownership. The Banco Popular team embodies the spirit of the campaign, but also our core value of giving back to the community. We're so thrilled to be able to match the donation to Habitat for Humanity and provide additional aid to the people of Puerto Rico."
For more information about Ellie Mae's Encompass digital mortgage solution, visit: https://www.elliemae.com/encompass/encompass-lending-platform
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 EllieMae.com or call 877.355.4362 to learn more.
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