Skyline Financial, an Encino, Calif.-based mortgage lender, implemented the mortgage origination software platform of Ellie Mae, a Pleasanton, Calif.-based software developer. Skyline acquired several mortgage companies and is consolidating the larger company’s technology platform. Each company acts as a direct lender, with access to warehouse lines of credit from Skyline, which can then sell the loans to government agencies. Skyline chairman and CEO Bill Dallas said implementing the software across the entire company will help ensure compliance in its mortgage origination business. Write to Austin Kilgore.