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


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

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 Enabling customers to move beyond outdated processes and point solutions to a Continuous Accounting model, in which real-time automation, controls and period-end tasks are embedded within day-to-day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