Ellie Mae® (NYSE:ELLI), a leading provider of innovative on-demand software solutions and services for the residential mortgage industry, was recognized as a winner of the 2017 Bay Area Best Places to Work, an awards program presented by the San Francisco Business Times and the Silicon Valley Business Journal. This is the fifth time that Ellie Mae was honored and this year the Company was included in the large company category, based on the number of employees located in the Bay Area. Ellie Mae was among the winning organizations honored at the awards program in San Francisco on April 18, for its exceptional work environment, commitment to customer success and innovation and strong core values. Ellie Mae is a leading fintech company headquartered in Pleasanton, California, and its Encompass® all-in-one mortgage management solution enables banks, credit unions and mortgage lenders to create and fund mortgages and improve compliance, loan quality and efficiency. "We are thrilled to once again be recognized as one of the best places to work in the Bay Area," said Jonathan Corr, president and CEO of Ellie Mae. "This week we celebrated our sixth anniversary of our initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange and we opened our new Innovation Center, part of the expansion of our Pleasanton headquarters. We're honored to be included on this list of esteemed companies as it showcases our commitment to providing our people with opportunities and tools to grow professionally, while working together toward our North Star of automating everything automatable for the residential mortgage industry." Award applicants were evaluated and ranked across five categories according to the number of Bay Area employees. Companies in the region receiving the award were surveyed on employee satisfaction in key areas including company culture, professional development, managerial effectiveness and benefits.