BlackLine Systems CEO Named A 2009 Finalist For Prestigious Ernst & Young Los Angeles Area Entrepreneur Of The Year Award

FINANCIAL SOFTWARE PROVIDER FOUNDER THERESE TUCKER RECOGNIZED FOR EXTRAORDINARY ACCOMPLISHMENTS, CONTRIBUTIONS TO COMMUNITY

Calabasas, Calif. - May 19, 2009 - Therese Tucker, CEO and founder of financial software provider BlackLine Systems, has been named a 2009 Finalist for a prestigious Ernst & Young LLP (E&Y) Entrepreneur Of The Year Award in the Greater Los Angeles Region.

Ms. Tucker has been recognized by Ernst & Young LLP for her accomplishments in building BlackLine from the ground up into a profitable entity – doubling in revenues in each of the past two years.

According to E&Y, the awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate extraordinary success in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Tucker was selected as a finalist from nearly 60 nominations by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on Tuesday, June 23, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year awards program celebrates its 23rd anniversary this year. The program has expanded to recognize business leaders in over 135 cities in 50 countries throughout the world.

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur Of The Year national program.

About BlackLine

BlackLine is a provider of cloud-based solutions that transform Finance and Accounting (F&A) by automating, centralising and streamlining financial close operations, intercompany accounting processes and other key F&A processes for large and midsize enterprises.  Designed to complement ERP and other financial systems, BlackLine’s cloud platform increases operational efficiency, real-time visibility, control and compliance to ensure end-to-end financial close management and accounting automation.

BlackLine’s mission is to continuously improve the quality, accuracy and efficiency of Finance and Accounting by centralising key functions within a single, unified cloud platform. Enabling customers to move beyond outdated processes and point solutions to a Continuous Accounting model, in which real-time automation, controls and period-end tasks are embedded within day-to-day activities. BlackLine helps companies modernise accounting operations with intelligent automation, ensuring more accurate and insightful financial statements and a more efficient financial close.  To date more than 2,800 companies with users in over 130 countries around the world trust BlackLine to help ensure balance sheet integrity and confidence in their financial statements.

BlackLine is recognized by Gartner as a Leader in its 2019 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Financial Close Solutions.

Based in Los Angeles, BlackLine also has regional headquarters in London, Singapore and Sydney servicing its 14 global locations.For more information, please visit https://www.blackline.com/.

MEDIA CONTACT:

Ashley Dyer
Sr. Public Relations Manager
P. 818.936.7166
E: ashley.dyer@blackline.com

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