Ellie Mae Innovation Award

The gold standard for next next-level mortgage excellence

Being awarded an Ellie Mae Innovation Award is more than a mere accolade. Our customers are at the forefront of an active ecosystem, shaping the future of the mortgage industry. The Ellie Mae Innovation Award celebrates leading lenders who continually push the envelope and demonstrate extraordinary results using our technology.

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And the nominees are…

The Ellie Mae Innovation Award nominations open each fall, in the following categories:


Hall of Fame categories

We also ask our lenders to help select their favorite Ellie Mae Partner for a Lenders’ Choice for Innovative Service Provider. This accolade recognizes partners within our network who developed innovative solutions to help our mutual customers succeed..

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Hall of Fame categories

The class of 2019

Business Growth Excellence

Winner

UBS

Finalist

Idaho Central Credit Union, Right By You Mortgage by Fidelity Bank

Digital Mortgage Excellence

Winner

George Mason Mortgage, LLC

Finalist

Homeowners Financial Group, Paramount Residential Mortgage Group, Waterstone Mortgage Corporation

Excellence in Compliance Automation

Winner

Academy Mortgage Corporation

Finalist

TruHome Solutions, LLC

Outstanding Improvement in Efficiency & ROI: Correspondent Lending

Winner

AmeriHome Mortgage
Outstanding Improvement in Efficiency & ROI

Winner

Elevations Credit Union J.G. Wentworth Home Lending

Finalist

Norcom Mortgage, Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc., TD Bank, N.A.

Lender’s Choice for Best Service Provider

Winner

First American Mortgage Solutions

Finalist

Arch Mortgage Insurance

Business Growth Excellence

Winner

UBS

Finalist

Idaho Central Credit Union, Right By You Mortgage by Fidelity Bank

Digital Mortgage Excellence

Winner

George Mason Mortgage, LLC

Finalist

Homeowners Financial Group, Paramount Residential Mortgage Group, Waterstone Mortgage Corporation

Excellence in Compliance Automation

Winner

Academy Mortgage Corporation

Finalist

TruHome Solutions, LLC

Outstanding Improvement in Efficiency & ROI: Correspondent Lending

Winner

AmeriHome Mortgage
Outstanding Improvement in Efficiency & ROI

Winners

Elevations Credit Union J.G. Wentworth Home Lending

Finalist

Norcom Mortgage, Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc., TD Bank, N.A.

Lender’s Choice for Best Service Provider

Winner

First American Mortgage Solutions

Finalist

Arch Mortgage Insurance

2018 winners

Business Growth Excellence
Kohler Credit Union
 
Chemical Bank
Excellence in Compliance Automation
PRMI
Digital Mortgage Excellence
TruHome Solutions
Outstanding Efficiency & ROI
J.G. Wentworth
Lender’s Choice for Best Service Provider
DataVerify
Business Growth Excellence
Kohler Credit Union
 
Chemical Bank
Excellence in Compliance Automation
PRMI
Digital Mortgage Excellence
TruHome Solutions
Outstanding Efficiency & ROI
J.G. Wentworth
Lender’s Choice for Best Service Provider
DataVerify

Previous winners

2017

Category
Exceptional Excellence in Business Growth
Winners
Alcova Mortgage
Category
Exceptional Achievement in Loan Quality
Winners
Columbus Capital Lending
Waterstone Mortgage Corporation
Category
Excellence in Compliance Automation
Winners
Direct Mortgage Loans
J.G. Wentworth Home Lending, LLC
Category
Outstanding Efficiency and ROI
Winners
Gold Star Mortgage
Primary Residential Mortgage Inc.
Category
President’s Award for Encompass Excellence
Winners
J.G. Wentworth Home Lending, LLC
Category
Implementation Excellence
Winners
Universal American Mortgage Company (UAMC)
Category
Lender's Choice Award for Best Service Provider
Winners
Closing Corp

2016

Category
Exceptional Achievement in Business Growth
Winners
TruHome Solutions, LLC
Waterstone Mortgage Corporation
Category
Excellence in Compliance Automation
Winners
First Choice Loan Services
Category
Outstanding Achievement in Loan Quality
Winners
Columbus Capital Lending
Peoples National Bank
Category
Outstanding Efficiency and ROI
Winners
American National Bank
Happy State Bank
Prosperity Home Mortgage
Category
Implementation Excellence
Winners
Academy Mortgage Corporation
Category
Lender's Choice Award for Best Service Provider
Winners
CoreLogic

2015

Category
Exceptional Achievement in Business Growth
Winners
Nationstar Mortgage
The Federal Savings Bank
PennyMac
Category
Excellence in Compliance Automation
Winners
Union Home Mortgage Corp.
University Federal Credit Union
Category
Exceptional Achievement in Loan Quality
Winners
GVC Mortgage Inc.
Category
Implementation Excellence
Winners
HomeServices Lending, LLC
Primary Residential Mortgage Inc.
Category
Outstanding Efficiency and Return on Investment (ROI)
Winners
Gold Star Mortgage Financial Group
Waterstone Mortgage Corporation