Comedian Jim Gaffigan to perform at 2015 Ellie Mae Encompass Experience Conference

Grammy nominated actor and New York Times best selling author adds levity to conference 

PLEASANTON, CA (January 14, 2015)  Ellie Mae® (NYSE: ELLI), a leading provider of innovative on-demand software solutions and services for the residential mortgage industry, today announced that actor, author and comedian Jim Gaffigan will perform at the 2015 Encompass® Experience conference, being held on February 22-25 in Orlando, Florida.

Currently on a 50-city national tour entitled Jim Gaffigan: The White Bread TourGaffigan is a Grammy-nominated comedian whose one-hour Comedy Central special, “Obsessed,” was the network’s most watched special of 2014 and also recently topped the iTunes comedy charts. Gaffigan has appeared on the TV shows “Portlandia,” “Flight of the Concords,” “Bored to Death,” and “Law & Order; acted in the movies “Going the Distance,” “Away We Go” and “It’s Kind of a Funny Story”; and appeared in the Broadway production of “That Championship Season” alongside Jason Patric, Keifer Sutherland and Chris Noth. Author of the bestselling “Dad is Fat,” Gaffigan’s second book, “Food: A Love Story,” debuted in October at #3 on the New York Times Bestseller’s List. He will serve as executive producer and star in “The Jim Gaffigan Show,” which will air in June 2015 on TV Land and Comedy Central.

Encompass Experience is the annual user conference for Ellie Mae’s clients, including mortgage professionals from banks, credit unions and mortgage banks.

“With so many challenges facing today’s mortgage professionals, it will be a real treat to have one of the funniest people in America on hand to remind us how important laughter is in our lives,” said Jonathan Corr, president and COO of Ellie Mae. “We’re excited. I know our attendees will be looking forward to Jim’s performance as much as we are.”

To learn more about 2015 Encompass Experience, visit

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Ellie Mae (NYSE:ELLI) is a leading provider of innovative on-demand software solutions and services for the residential mortgage industry. Ellie Mae’s all-in-one Encompass® mortgage management solution provides one system of record that allows banks, credit unions and mortgage lenders to originate and fund mortgages and improve compliance, loan quality and efficiency. Visit or call 877.355.4362 to learn more.

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