Press Release

Ellie Mae’s Joe Tyrrell Honored With HousingWire 2017 Vanguard Award

PLEASANTON, Calif. – December 4, 2017Ellie Mae® (NYSE: ELLI), the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry, announced that Joe Tyrrell, Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategy for Ellie Mae, has been selected for a HousingWire 2017 Vanguard Award.

HousingWire’s 2017 Vanguards have led their respective companies to spectacular success, as evidenced by expanding products, services and profits. Forty-five winners were carefully selected by HousingWire’s editorial board, chosen for their vital contributions to their companies and the dynamic way they are changing the industry. The majority of winners are leading from the C-suite, and many are also founders or co-founders of their businesses. Others are making invaluable contributions in business development, strategy, risk management and more.

“Our Vanguard winners represent an incredible cross section of the industry — the cream of the crop in lending, servicing, investing and real estate,” Magazine Editor Sarah Wheeler said. “This group of leaders exemplifies the remarkable depth of talent and expertise in the world of mortgage finance.”

“This year’s Vanguard Awards recognized an ever-growing segment of the mortgage finance space. We continue to be impressed by all of the amazing applicants and subsequent award winners. Truly, they are the most important group of individuals operating in mortgage finance today,” said Jacob Gaffney, Editor-In-Chief of HousingWire.

Vanguard Award winners are recognized based on their accomplishments in the last 12 months in both their companies and the industry sector they represent.

“Considering the extraordinary level of innovation taking place today across the industry, it is an honor to be recognized,” said Joe Tyrrell, Executive Vice President of Corporate Strategy, Ellie Mae. “At Ellie Mae, we are dedicated to continually driving toward the full digital mortgage experience to help better serve the industry and enable the American Dream of homeownership through our collective innovation, leading customer service and passion to succeed.”

About HousingWire

HousingWire is the nation's most influential source of news and information for U.S. mortgage markets, boasting a readership that spans lending, servicing, investments and real estate market participants as well as financial market professionals. Winner of numerous awards, including a 2012 Eddie Award for national editorial excellence in the B-to-B Banking/Business/Finance, HousingWire has been recognized for excellence in journalism by the Society of Business Editors and Writers, the American Society of Business Press Editors, the National Association of Real Estate Editors, and Trade Association Business Publications International.

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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