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Magic Johnson to present winners at Ellie Mae Experience 2016

October 14, 2015 –  Pleasanton, Calif. – Ellie Mae® (NYSE: ELLI), a leading provider of innovative on-demand software solutions and services for the residential mortgage industry, today announced that nominations are now being accepted for the Ellie Mae Hall of Fame Awards, 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 in the mortgage industry who use Ellie Mae’s Encompass® mortgage management solution. Winners will be announced at Ellie Mae Experience 2016, held February 29 through March 2, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Nominations are now be accepted for the following four categories, each representing key benefits of Ellie Mae technology:

  • 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. Criteria can include the reduction of post-funding suspense conditions, reduction in time that loans are on warehouse lines and/or the establishment of exceptional loan quality control processes.
  • Outstanding Efficiency and ROI – recognizing companies that have achieved superior returns on investment through the use of Encompass technology, configurable workflows, custom fiends, business rules and other functionality to streamline workflows, quality insurance and secondary market processes.

NBA legend, two-time Hall of Famer and entrepreneur Earvin “Magic” Johnson will keynote and present the awards to the companies that will be elected into the Ellie Mae Hall of Fame. Magic has successfully parlayed his skills and tenacity on the court into the business and philanthropic world, and lives by the motto, “It’s not whether you can become successful… it’s how many people you can help become successful.”

Ellie Mae clients can nominate their company for the Ellie Mae Hall of Fame at  Inductees will join an esteemed group of previously inducted Ellie Mae clients. Nominations will be accepted through December 15, 2015.

“Our Experience 2016 conference provides a great backdrop for Ellie Mae 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 look forward to reading through the success stories and to honoring these industry leaders.”

The 2016 Ellie Mae Encompass Experience is the annual user conference for current Ellie Mae clients, including senior management, executives, system administrators, operations managers, loan officers and processors, compliance specialists, closers, secondary market managers and users of all experience levels.  Early bird pricing of $995 for Ellie Mae Experience 2016 will be offered through December 15, 2015. The regular conference rate is $1,295. To learn more, visit

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.