BLACKLINE RANKS NO. 7 ON 2016 LIST OF ‘50 FASTEST-GROWING WOMEN-OWNED/LED COMPANIES’
CEO and Founder Therese Tucker Recognized for Accomplishments Building Finance Controls & Automation Software Company
LOS ANGELES, April 8, 2016 – BlackLine, a leading provider of Enhance Finance Controls and Automation (EFCA) software, took the No. 7 spot on the 2016 list of the ‘50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned/Led Companies’ as ranked by the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO) (in partnership with American Express and reported at Fortune.com) in the ninth annual listing of top-performing female-led organizations worldwide. 2016 marks the fifth year in a row BlackLine has made the Top 20, and the first year the company ranked in the Top 10, rising from the No. 14 spot in 2015.
Eligible companies are required to be privately held, woman-owned/led and are ranked according to a sales growth formula that combines percentage and absolute growth. The list is open to applicants on a global level provided each company has generated at least $500,000 in annual revenue as of January 1, 2011.
BlackLine CEO Therese Tucker was honored in 2015 by the American Business Awards as ‘Maverick of the Year’ for her continuous accomplishments growing and building the software company into a leader in its space. She was also named to the 2015 socalTECH 50, the annual list of the top 50 people to watch in Southern California. Additionally, BlackLine has made the Software 500 list of the “largest and best performing software and service providers in the world” for the past five consecutive years, the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 list for the past six years, and the prestigious Inc. 500/5000 for the past eight years, joining the ranks of such companies as Jamba Juice, Microsoft and Patagonia.
A recognized leader and inspiration for young entrepreneurs and other women looking to excel in business, Ms. Tucker has been invited to speak to accounting and business students at leading U.S. universities including Harvard Business School, Columbia University/Barnard College and New York University’s Stern School of Management.
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