Press Release

Ellie Mae Inducts Ten Companies into Ellie Mae Hall of Fame

Winners honored at Ellie Mae Experience 2017 conference in Las Vegas

PLEASANTON, Calif. – March 8, 2017Ellie Mae® (NYSE: ELLI), a leading provider of innovative on-demand software solutions and services for the residential mortgage industry, today inducted ten companies into the Ellie Mae Hall of Fame, an honor given each year to mortgage lenders and partners that have distinguished themselves through their industry leadership and innovative use of Ellie Mae technologies.

This year’s Ellie Mae Hall of Fame winners were announced in seven different categories, including the inaugural President’s Award for Encompass Excellence and the second annual Lenders’ Choice Award for Best Service Provider, at the 2017 Ellie Mae Experience conference. The newest Hall of Fame inductees by category are:

Exceptional Achievement in Business Growth:
Alcova Mortgage
LeaderOne Financial

Excellence in Compliance Automation:
Direct Mortgage Loans
J.G. Wentworth Home Lending

Exceptional Achievement in Loan Quality:
Columbus Capital
Waterstone Mortgage Corporation

Outstanding Efficiency and ROI:
Gold Star Mortgage
Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc.

Best Implementation:
Universal American Mortgage Company

The President’s Award for Encompass Excellence
J.G. Wentworth Home Lending

Lenders’ Choice for Best Service Provider:
Closing Corp

“Ellie Mae is proud to honor our newest members of the Ellie Mae Hall of Fame,” said Jonathan Corr, Ellie Mae president and CEO. “The ten companies recognized represent some of the mortgage industry’s top market leaders and innovators. These organizations have leveraged Ellie Mae’s solutions to drive compliance, quality and efficiency across their organizations while helping their customers to achieve the American dream of homeownership. We congratulate them on this achievement and welcome them to the Ellie Mae Hall of Fame.”

Ellie Mae Experience 2017 is the annual user conference for Ellie Mae clients and partners. The event brings together more than 3,000 Encompass users, Ellie Mae product experts, and mortgage industry leaders to share best practices, provide hands-on training, and demonstrate new innovations. To learn more, visit:

To learn more about the Hall of Fame, view past winners, and read best-in-class case studies, visit

About Ellie Mae

Ellie Mae (NYSE:ELLI) is a leading provider of innovative on-demand software solutions and services for the residential mortgage industry. Mortgage lenders of all sizes use Ellie Mae’s Encompass® all-in-one mortgage management solution, Mavent Compliance Service and AllRegs research, reference and education resources to improve compliance, loan quality and efficiency across the entire mortgage lifecycle. 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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