Gold Star Mortgage Financial Group, Corporation Inducted Into Ellie Mae Hall of Fame Second Consecutive Year

Gold Star Mortgage has been inducted into the Ellie Mae Hall of Fame for the second consecutive year, having been consistently recognized for industry leadership and innovative use of technology.

Ann Arbor, MI, March 16, 2015 --( Gold Star Mortgage Financial Group is pleased to announce its induction into the 2015 Ellie Mae Hall of Fame, marking the second consecutive year they have been recognized for having distinguished themselves through industry leadership and innovative use of technology. Gold Star Mortgage was one of only 12 mortgage lenders selected from hundreds to receive this honor by Ellie Mae, a leading provider of innovative software solutions and services for the residential mortgage industry.

Every year the Ellie Mae Hall of Fame recognizes the best and brightest companies in the mortgage industry. Gold Star was inducted by U.S. Olympic hockey legend Jim Craig at a ceremony earlier this month in Orlando during Ellie Mae’s annual conference. Gold Star CIO, AJ Franchi, a keynote speaker at the event, was on hand to receive Gold Star’s award which specifically identified their achievement in Outstanding Efficiency and ROI. Gold Star demonstrated superior returns on investment through innovative workflows, business rules and other functionality to streamline communication, quality assurance and secondary market processes. Gold Star Plus, (GS+), their recently launched phone app linked to Encompass, is this year’s crowning technological achievement.

“The Ellie Mae Hall of Fame includes some of the foremost innovators in the mortgage industry, and Gold Star certainly deserves a place among them,” said Jonathan Corr, president and CEO of Ellie Mae. “Gold Star has demonstrated true leadership by utilizing technology to drive compliance, quality and efficiency throughout their organization. We salute their achievement.”

“Gold Star is committed to remaining an industry leader in mortgage technology,” said Gold Star CEO, Daniel Milstein. “Being inducted into Ellie Mae’s Hall of Fame for the second year running, as well as having been named a Top Tech Savvy Lender by Mortgage Technology Magazine, is certainly an honor. We’re very fortunate to have AJ Franchi in his key role of CIO. AJ’s talent and vision ensure we’re ahead of industry challenges, utilizing technology to provide the very best possible service and process to our customers, referral partners and employees.”

About Gold Star
Founded in 2000, Gold Star Mortgage Financial Group, Corporation is one of the nation’s premier mortgage companies, originating billions in home loans throughout the United States. Based in Ann Arbor, MI, Gold Star has been named one of the fastest growing companies by Inc. Magazine, has been consistently named a Top Workplace by the Detroit Free Press, and has been repeatedly honored for creating industry-leading technology. Gold Star will continue to expand its footprint in new areas of the US, while maintaining its commitment to delivering unsurpassed relationship-based service. For more information regarding Gold Star, please visit or contact us at (734) 971-9900.

About Ellie Mae
Ellie Mae 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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