Former Fannie Mae (FNM) executive vice president and chief business officer Robert Levin joins the board of directors at Pleaston, Calif.-based mortgage software developer Ellie Mae. During his nearly 30-year career at Fannie Mae, Levin was responsible for overseeing and integrating the organization’s single-family mortgage business, mortgage portfolio business, mortgage-backed securities (MBS) business and housing and community development efforts. Other positions he held at Fannie include chief financial officer, executive vice president of marketing, senior vice president of marketing and mortgage-backed securities, and senior vice president for corporate finance. He also sits on the board of trustees at Morehouse College. “We’re fortunate to have attracted some of the best minds in the mortgage industry, and as we welcome Robert Levin to the board of directors, we look forward to the contributions that his industry knowledge, experience and foresight will bring,” Ellie Mae founder and CEO Sig Anderman said in a statement. Write to Austin Kilgore.