EY Announces Ellie Mae CEO Jonathan Corr as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 Northern California Award Finalist
Celebrating the unstoppable entrepreneurs whose ambitions transform our world
PLEASANTON, Calif. – August 25, 2020 – Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that Jonathan Corr, president and CEO of Ellie Mae®, the leading cloud-based loan origination platform provider for the mortgage industry, was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2020 Northern California Award finalist. Now in its 34th year, the Entrepreneur Of The Year program honors entrepreneurial business leaders whose ambitions deliver innovation, growth and prosperity as they build and sustain successful businesses that transform our world. Corr was selected as one of 19 finalists by a panel of independent judges.
Award winners will be announced through a special virtual event on October 7 and will join a lifelong community of esteemed Entrepreneur Of The Year alumni from around the world. This year, unstoppable entrepreneurs who have provided extraordinary support for their communities, employees and others during the COVID-19 crisis will also be recognized for their courage, resilience and ingenuity.
Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the preeminent competitive award programs for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies. The nominees are evaluated based on six criteria, including overcoming adversity; financial performance; societal impact and commitment to building a values-based company; innovation; and talent management. Since its launch, the program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries around the world.
“It is an honor to be recognized as an EY finalist for a second time among such extraordinary talent whose contributions are driving impressive results and innovation across industries,” said Jonathan Corr. “I am proud to work alongside the passionate and dedicated employees of Ellie Mae to continue to strive towards our company’s mission of automating everything that is automatable in the mortgage industry, provide the most innovative digital mortgage technology solutions, and help people achieve the American dream of home ownership.”
Ellie Mae’s innovative technology solutions enable lenders to originate more loans, reduce origination costs, and reduce time to close, all while ensuring the highest levels of compliance, quality and efficiency. Since its founding in 1997, Ellie Mae has become the central nervous system of the multi-trillion-dollar home mortgage ecosystem, serving more than 3,000 customers and thousands of partners conducting hundreds of millions of transactions.
Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards, to be announced in November during a virtual awards gala. The Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner will then move on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ Award in June 2021.
Entrepreneur Of The Year Award winners become lifetime members of a global, multi-industry community of entrepreneurs, with exclusive, ongoing access to the experience, insight and wisdom of program alumni and other ecosystem members in over 60 countries — all supported by vast EY resources.
Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America and the Kauffman Foundation.
In Northern California, sponsors also include Woodruff Sawyer and Chatham Financial.
About Entrepreneur Of The Year®
Entrepreneur Of The Year® is the world’s most prestigious business awards program for unstoppable entrepreneurs. These visionary leaders deliver innovation, growth and prosperity that transform our world. The program engages entrepreneurs with insights and experiences that foster growth. It connects them with their peers to strengthen entrepreneurship around the world. Entrepreneur Of The Year is the first and only truly global awards program of its kind. It celebrates entrepreneurs through regional and national awards programs in more than 145 cities in over 60 countries. Winners go on to compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ title. ey.com/us/eoy
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About Ellie Mae
Ellie Mae is the leading cloud-based loan origination platform provider for the mortgage industry. Ellie Mae’s technology solutions enable lenders to originate more loans, lower origination costs, and reduce the time to close, all while ensuring the highest levels of compliance, quality, and efficiency. Visit EllieMae.com or call (877) 355-4362 to learn more.
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