BlackLine Systems Chief Executive Named CEO of the Year for Women in Business by San Fernando Valley Business Journal

PRESTIGIOUS REGIONAL MEDIA ORGANIZATION RECOGNIZES EXTRAORDINARY ACCOMPLISHMENTS, CONTRIBUTIONS OF FINANCIAL SOFTWARE PROVIDER FOUNDER THERESE TUCKER

Calabasas, Calif. - July 16, 2009 - Therese Tucker, CEO and founder of financial software provider BlackLine Systems, has been named CEO of the Year for Women in Business by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal (SFVBJ). The SFVBJ Women in Business Awards honor outstanding achievements made by local business women. The eighth annual awards were presented yesterday at a luncheon at the Airtel Plaza Hotel in Van Nuys.

Ms. Tucker was recognized by the SFVBJ for her accomplishments in building BlackLine from the ground up into a profitable entity – doubling in revenues in each of the past two years. Under Tucker’s leadership, BlackLine also doubled its head count in 2008, providing new jobs in the local community.

About BlackLine Systems
Founded in 2001, BlackLine Systems was the first to develop and offer a commercially available Balance Sheet Account Reconciliation solution. An experienced provider of software to companies from the Fortune 100 to beyond the Fortune 1,000, BlackLine provides quick-to-implement, scalable and easy-to-use applications that automate the entire financial close process to help improve financial controls for companies of all sizes. BlackLine software applications complement and are an integral component of existing Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.

BlackLine offers clients its enterprise-class software in an easy to implement OnDemand/SaaS platform. With a proven track record and a commitment to customer success, BlackLine seeks to reduce the effort the financial close places on the CFO. For more information, please visit www.blackline.com

MEDIA CONTACT:

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

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