Ellie Mae Announces MBA Chief Economist Doug Duncan as Keynote Speaker at Encompass User Conference in March 2007

Event features an impressive line-up of widely acclaimed speakers and extensive training on Encompass

Dublin, CA—January 22, 2007—Ellie Mae, an award-winning provider of innovative software and services for the mortgage industry, has announced that Doug Duncan, chief economist for the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), will be the keynote speaker at Ellie Mae's Encompass user conference at the Hilton San Francisco on March 4th, 5th and 6th, 2007.

As leader of the MBA's Research and Business Development Group, Duncan is responsible for providing economic and policy analysis services in the areas of real estate finance, legislative and regulatory proposals and industry trends for MBA and its members. In his keynote presentation at the Encompass Summit, Duncan will provide insight on the latest macroeconomic and real estate conditions and trends. He will offer his usual perceptive and entertaining overview of the economy, mortgage market and challenges and opportunities facing the industry.

The Encompass Success Summit will provide attendees with numerous training classes, as well as sales and marketing seminars hosted by over 15 of the most well-renowned leaders in the mortgage industry. This blockbuster event will be a hub of networking and information, offering attendees the rare opportunity to learn from and network directly with numerous noted industry leaders, including trainer and author Chip Cummings, sales expert Todd Duncan, Mortgage Market Guide CEO Barry Habib, founder and CEO of Building Champions Daniel Harkavy, Loan Toolbox CEO Tim Braheem, Strategic Equity Group founder Steven Marshall, Mortgage Coach CEO Dave Savage, CTX Mortgage sales trainer Sue Woodard, and Ellie Mae CEO Sig Anderman.

Registration is open to the public, but space is limited. Individual registrations are $495 and group discount of $100 per registrant will apply for groups of five or more. VIP packages that include a wine country or city tour, a Sunday night VIP dinner, private luncheons and VIP seating are also available for an additional $300. San Francisco has been rated the number one destination in 18 out of 19 annual Readers' Choice Awards by Cond Nast Traveler magazine, and offers numerous sightseeing and leisure activities. The press is invited to attend with complimentary registration.

Response to the Encompass Summit event has been very favorable. "Our registrants know how valuable and rare an opportunity this is," states David Lewis, senior vice president of marketing at Ellie Mae. "Gaining access to this much information and this many power players at one time is something that just doesn't happen at any other industry event. We've secured an outstanding line-up of speakers and events, and we're committed to provide our attendees with the best mortgage industry conference they've ever attended."

For more information, readers can visit www.EllieMae.com/Summit.

About Ellie Mae, Inc.

Ellie Mae is an award-winning provider of software and services for the mortgage industry, which was recently named to the Inc. 500 list of America's fastest growing private companies. Ellie Mae provides a comprehensive line of products and services including the company's flagship Encompass® mortgage automation system, Contour™ and Genesis 2000® loan origination software, Encompass Websites™ for mortgage brokers, and Ellie Mae Docs™ services for document processing. Ellie Mae's ePASS® Network is the mortgage industry's online transaction platform enabling all mortgage companies in the United States to easily do business online with dozens of leading lenders and thousands of settlement service providers. Ellie Mae is based in Dublin, California. To learn more about Ellie Mae, visit www.elliemae.com or call (888) 955-9100.


Ellie Mae, Encompass, ePASS, and Genesis 2000 are registered trademarks, and Contour, Executive Websites, and Ellie Mae Docs are trademarks, of Ellie Mae, Inc. All rights reserved.

Media Contacts: Rosalie Berg
Strategic Vantage for Ellie Mae
(305) 971-5352


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