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Ellie Mae Names Software Marketing Veteran Susan Chenoweth Scarth as Senior Vice President of Marketing

Ellie Mae® (NYSE: ELLI), a leading provider of enterprise level, on-demand automated solutions for the residential mortgage industry, today announced that Susan Chenoweth Scarth, a veteran marketer at a number of high-growth software-as-a-service (SaaS) companies, has joined the Company as senior vice president of marketing.

In this role, Scarth will oversee the development and execution of the Company’s marketing, branding, communications and client acquisition strategies and will report to Jonathan Corr, chief operating officer of Ellie Mae.

Scarth has held executive global marketing positions at leading-edge software companies, including Jigsaw/Salesforce.com, an online business directory; Taleo, a leading provider of SaaS Talent Management solutions; and Commerce One, a leading provider of B2B e-commerce solutions. Scarth was also director of North American field marketing at Netscape. She began her career in marketing at Microsoft and prior to that was in sales at IBM where she sold to financial institutions.

Scarth holds a bachelor’s degree in business economics from University of California, Santa Barbara and completed the Executive Program for Growing Companies at Stanford Graduate School of Business.

“Susie combines the energy and attitude of an entrepreneur with the experience and insights gained from leading marketing teams at several successful SaaS companies,” said Corr. “As Ellie Mae continues to expand its offerings to mortgage originators, Susie’s marketing knowledge will be invaluable to Ellie Mae’s continued success.”

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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