Ellie Mae Announces 2016 Hall of Fame Award Finalists

Winners will be announced at the Ellie Mae Experience 2016 user conference

PLEASANTON, Calif. – January 25, 2016Ellie Mae® (NYSE:ELLI), a leading provider of innovative on-demand software solutions and services for the residential mortgage industry, today announced the finalists for the 2016 Ellie Mae Hall of Fame awards, an honor given each year to mortgage companies that have distinguished themselves in their 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 2016, held February 29 through March 2, 2016 at the Wynn Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada. This year, NBA legend, two-time Hall of Famer and entrepreneur Earvin “Magic” Johnson will keynote and will present the awards to the companies selected in a ceremony on March 2.

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

  • Exceptional Achievement in Business Growth – recognizing companies that have achieved demonstrable growth through the use of Encompass and innovative sales and marketing processes.
  • Excellence in Compliance Automation – recognizing forward-thinking companies that have leveraged business rules, alerts, and the Encompass Compliance Service to fully integrate compliance into their origination process, thereby minimizing the chance of compliance-related issues.
  • Exceptional Achievement in Loan Quality – recognizing companies that have leveraged capabilities within Encompass, including the Ellie Mae Total Quality Loan program, to drive higher levels of quality throughout the origination process.
  • Outstanding Efficiency and ROI – recognizing companies that have achieved superior returns on investment through the use of Encompass technology, configurable workflows, custom fields, business rules, and other functionality to streamline workflows.

The 2016 finalists in alphabetical order are:

Exceptional Achievement in Business Growth:

  • American Financial Network, Inc.
  • Angel Oak Home Loans
  • Nations Reliable Lending
  • PennyMac
  • TruHome Solutions
  • Waterstone Mortgage Corporation
  • Wyndham Capital Mortgage, Inc.

Excellence in Compliance Automation:

  • Catalyst Lending
  • Direct Mortgage Loans, LLC
  • First Choice Loan Services, Inc.
  • LeaderOne Financial Corporation
  • Monarch Mortgage
  • NBKC Bank
  • VanDyk Mortgage Corporation

Outstanding Achievement in Loan Quality:

  • Catalyst Lending
  • Columbus Capital Lending
  • Gold Star Mortgage Financial Group
  • LeaderOne Financial Corporation
  • Peoples National Bank
  • Prospect Mortgage

Outstanding Efficiency and ROI

  • American National Bank
  • George Mason Mortgage
  • Happy State Bank
  • Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc.
  • Prosperity Home Mortgage, Inc.

Additionally, Ellie Mae will be awarding the first ever Lender’s Choice Award for best Service Provider from the Ellie Mae Network. Lender’s Choice Award winners will also be announced at Experience 2016. Ellie Mae customers nominated the following Services Providers to receive this prestigious recognition:

  • CoreLogic
  • ClosingCorp
  • DataVerify
  • Radian
  • ServiceLink National Flood
  • StreetLinks

“Our Experience 2016 conference provides the perfect backdrop to recognize our esteemed customers who have achieved exceptional results through their innovative use of Ellie Mae technology,” said Jonathan Corr, president and CEO of Ellie Mae. “We received so many wonderful success stories and we’re looking forward to selecting and honoring our winners.”

Visit http://experience.elliemae.com/hall-of-fame to see a full list of Ellie Mae Hall of Fame inductees.

To learn more about Ellie Mae Experience 2016, visit http://experience.elliemae.com/.

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 EllieMae.com 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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