San Fernando Valley Business Journal Recognizes Mark Partin for Leading the Accounting Automation Software Company to an October 2016 IPO

LOS ANGELES - June 13, 2017 – Mark Partin, CFO of financial controls and automation software company BlackLine, Inc. (Nasdaq: BL), was named ‘CFO of the Year’ by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal (SFVBJ). The annual SFVBJ awards recognize the achievements of leading finance professionals in the region.

Mr. Partin was acknowledged for his leadership preparing BlackLine for the company’s October 2016 debut on the Nasdaq Global Select Market and for building a “best-in-class” finance organization that has consistently driven growth and leveraged efficiencies. The company and management team also were recently honored with the ‘IPO of the Year’ award by the Los Angeles Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG LA).

BlackLine is a leading provider of financial automation software solutions that enable Continuous Accounting, with over 1,800 organizations now using BlackLine’s cloud platform in more than 130 countries around the globe to automate traditionally manual, labor-intensive and spreadsheet-driven account reconciliation and financial close processes. BlackLine has been listed on the prestigious Inc. 5000 for the past nine years, the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 the past seven and the Software 500 for the past six.

Partin accepted the award last week at a ceremony held at The Garland Hotel in Los Angeles.