EY Announces Ellie Mae President and CEO Jonathan Corr as EY Entrepreneur of the Year® 2016 Finalist in Northern California

PLEASANTON, Calif. – May 17, 2016 – EY today announced that Jonathan Corr, president and CEO of Ellie Mae® (NYSE:ELLI), is a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Award in the Northern California Region. The awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in areas such as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Corr was selected as a finalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 24, 2016 at The Fairmont San Jose.

“This recognition is a testament to the incredible work and dedication of each and every member of the Ellie Mae family,” said Jonathan Corr, president and CEO, Ellie Mae. “I am proud of what we have accomplished together, from achieving impressive growth milestones, to our innovations that have helped the residential mortgage industry and our clients successfully navigate major regulatory changes, to giving back to the communities we serve. Together, we are helping so many achieve the American dream.”

Founded in 1998 by Sig Anderman and Limin Hu, Ellie Mae is a leading provider of innovative on-demand software solutions and services for the residential mortgage industry. Since its 2011 IPO, the company’s annual revenues have increased 357 percent, and the company now has approximately 180,000 contracted users of its Encompass solution, up from 23,820 users in Q1 2011, a 597 percent increase. Ellie Mae’s cloud-based Encompass® all-in-one mortgage management solution has automated the entire loan process – from origination to closing – so lenders of all sizes can ensure compliance with ever-changing industry regulations and close loans faster, for a lower total cost. Additionally, the company has been recognized as a great company to work for as well as a good neighbor in its communities across the country.

Now in its 30th year, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world.

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 19, 2016. The awards are the culminating event of the Strategic Growth ForumTM, the nation’s most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.


Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America, Merrill Corporation and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

In Northern California, sponsors also include Chatham Financial, King & Spalding, Smart Business, and Solomon Edwards.

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.

About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year®

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.

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Erica Harvill
Ellie Mae, Inc.
(925) 227-5913

Alexandra Gardell Kreuter
(646) 428-0618

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