BlackLine Systems CEO Named as Finalist in Two Categories for Prestigious Stevie® Awards for Women in Business


Calabasas, Calif. - October 19, 2009 - BlackLine Systems CEO and founder Therese Tucker has been named a Finalist in two categories in The 6th Annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business:

1. Fastest-Growing Company of the Year (run by a woman)2. Best Entrepreneur, Non-Services Business up to 100 Employees

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs and the companies they run – worldwide. Nicknamed the Stevies for the Greek word “crowned,” The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world’s premier business awards. More than 1,100 entries were submitted for consideration in 54 categories this year. Winners will be announced during a gala event at the Marriott Marquis hotel in New York on Friday, Nov. 13.

Under Tucker’s direction, BlackLine Systems has doubled in growth in each of the past two years. In that timeframe, the company also added many Fortune 1,000 companies to its client roster and has expanded internationally.

“Being named a Finalist in The Stevie Awards for Women in Business is an important achievement,” said Michael Gallagher, president of the Stevie Awards. “It means that independent business executives have agreed that the nominee is worthy of recognition.”

Finalists were chosen by business professionals worldwide during preliminary judging. Members of the Awards’ Board of Distinguished Judges & Advisors and their staffs will select Stevie Award Winners from among the Finalists during final judging.

Details about The Stevie Awards for Women in Business and the list of Finalists in all categories can be found at Stevie Awards - Women.

View the 2009 Finalists

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 Enabling customers to move beyond outdated processes and point solutions to a Continuous Accounting model, in which real-time automation, controls and period-end tasks are embedded within day-to-day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


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