Legendary Basketball Coach Bob Knight to Induct Ellie Mae Hall of Fame Winners at the 2013 Ellie Mae


Legendary Basketball Coach Bob Knight to Induct Ellie Mae Hall of Fame Winners at the 2013 Ellie Mae Encompass Experience

PLEASANTON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ellie Mae® (NYS: ELLI) , a leading provider of enterprise level, on-demand automated solutions for the residential mortgage industry, today announced that Bob Knight, legendary hall of fame basketball coach, will induct ten companies into the Ellie Mae Hall of Fame at an awards ceremony on Oct. 15, 2013 at the 2013 Ellie Mae Encompass® Experience, Wynn Las Vegas.

The Ellie Mae Hall of Fame recognizes some of the best companies in the mortgage industry, whose innovative and creative use of Ellie Mae technology has helped distinguish them in a competitive and challenging marketplace. This year's inductees will join a group of esteemed Ellie Mae clients previously inducted into the Company's Hall of Fame.

Ellie Mae clients can nominate their company for the Ellie Mae Hall of Fame at http://www.elliemae.com/experience2013/hall-of-fame-2013/. Nominations are now being accepted through June 15, 2013 for the following categories: Outstanding Adoption of Automation; Exceptional Customization of Encompass360; Outstanding Workflow Integration; Excellence in Compliance Automation; Outstanding Loan Origination Process; and Exceptional Achievement in Loan Quality.

Bob Knight spent more than 41 seasons as a head coach at the Division I level, leading basketball teams at Army, Indiana University and Texas Tech. He is among the youngest head coaches to have won 200, 300, 400, 500, 600, 700 and 800 career games. He was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1991 and the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame in 2011. Knight recently authored The Power of Negative Thinking: An Unconventional Approach to Achieving Positive Results and is currently an analyst for ESPN's College GameDay.

"Bob Knight's focus and drive are well known: He is a true champion and an inspirational coach in both basketball and life," said Jonathan Corr, president and chief operating officer at Ellie Mae. "His unique perspective of 'preparing to win' instead of 'hoping to win' could easily apply to the mortgage industry, which should give Encompass Experience attendees new insight that they can apply to their own businesses."

The 2013 Ellie Mae Encompass Experience is an invitation-only event 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. To learn more, visit http://www.elliemae.com/experience2013/.

About Ellie Mae

Ellie Mae, Inc. is a leading provider of on-demand automation solutions for the mortgage industry. The Company offers an end-to-end solution, delivered using a Software-as-a-Service model that serves as the core operating system for mortgage originators and spans customer relationship management, loan origination and business management. The Company also hosts the Ellie Mae Network™ that allows Encompass® users to electronically conduct business transactions with the lenders and settlement service providers they work with to process and fund loans. The Company's offerings include the Encompass, Encompass360® and DataTrac® mortgage management software systems.

Ellie Mae was founded in 1997 and is based in Pleasanton, California. To learn more about Ellie Mae, visit www.EllieMae.com or call 877.355.4362.

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