Ellie Mae ® (NYSE: ELLI), a leading provider of enterprise-level, on-demand automated solutions for the residential mortgage industry, today announced that it is one of three finalists for the 2013 Lenders’ Choice Mortgage Technology Award. The Lenders’ Choice award will be presented during the 14th Annual Mortgage Technology Awards Ceremony in Washington, D.C. on Oct. 27, and it's the only award of the Mortgage Technology Awards where the finalists and winner are selected by mortgage banking executives. According to the publication, “The Lenders’ Choice Award commends the technology provider that offers the best customer service, value proposition and overall user experience, as voted on by the companies named to the 2013 Top Tech-Savvy Lenders and Servicers list.” In 2013, The Top Tech-Savvy Lenders and Servicers list was comprised of 31 mortgage companies, 65% of whom are Ellie Mae clients, which were recognized by Mortgage Technology Magazine “for achieving technological excellence.” “It’s always gratifying when our technology is recognized for an award, but it is even more so when the judges are some of the most tech-savvy lenders in the country,” said Jonathan Corr, president and chief operating officer of Ellie Mae. “We thank the lenders and prospects who voted for us and Mortgage Technology Magazine for this honor.” Ellie Mae previously won Mortgage Technology Awards’ Synergy Award in 2006 for technology initiatives and alliances that encourage the integration of software and processes to promote automation, efficiency and broad mortgage industry use. About Ellie Mae Ellie Mae, Inc. (NYSE: ELLI) 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. © 2013 Ellie Mae, Inc. Ellie Mae ® , Encompass ® , Encompass360 ® , DataTrac ® , Ellie Mae Network™, Ellie Mae Total Quality Loan™ Program and the Ellie Mae logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Ellie Mae, Inc. or its subsidiaries. All rights reserved. Other company and product names may be trademarks or copyrights of their respective owners.