Bob Hart Joins Ellie Mae as Vice President of Partner Development

Former SVP of Business Development for ClosingCorp will manage Ellie Mae Network partnerships while identifying new strategic partner initiatives

PLEASANTON, Calif. – February 18, 2016Ellie Mae® (NYSE:ELLI), a leading provider of innovative on-demand software solutions and services for the residential mortgage industry, today announced that Bob Hart has joined the company as Vice President of Partner Development. In this role, Bob will be responsible for managing Ellie Mae Network partnerships as well as identifying and building strategic partner initiatives. He will also assist in optimizing the adoption of the Ellie Mae Network’s products and services.

Prior to joining Ellie Mae, Bob held varying roles for ClosingCorp over an eight-year period including Senior Vice President of Business Development, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, Vice President of Sales and Business Development and Director of Sales and Operations. Prior to ClosingCorp, Bob was the Sales and Operations Director for 220 Marketing and served as Sales Manager for Z57 Internet Solutions. Bob holds a bachelor’s degree in English and Technical and Scientific Communication from James Madison University.

“Bob’s deep understanding of mortgage technology and real estate will help our efforts in working with existing partners and identifying new partners to add and extend value for Ellie Mae customers,” said Joe Tyrrell, executive vice president of Corporate Strategy at Ellie Mae. “We view this appointment as a sign of our commitment to the partners that make up such a large part of our growing ecosystem and we feel fortunate to find someone of Bob’s caliber for this role.”

Ellie Mae is the creator of Encompass, the all-in-one mortgage management solution that enables banks, credit unions and mortgage lenders to create and fund mortgages and improve compliance, loan quality and efficiency. Encompass is used by more than 136,000 mortgage professionals and thousands of mortgage companies, including seven of the 25 largest U.S. mortgage lenders.

“I am excited for this new opportunity with Ellie Mae and look forward to working with the entire team to help develop and expand our partner strategy,” said Hart. “We have a tremendous opportunity to grow our partner relationships while implementing programs to increase awareness and adoption of our solutions.”

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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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