LOS ANGELES – January 25, 2018 – Therese Tucker, founder and CEO of financial automation software provider BlackLine, Inc. (Nasdaq: BL), was honored yesterday by the ACG 101 chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth at the organization’s 7th annual Women in Corporate Growth Luncheon.
Each year at the luncheon, ACG 101 acknowledges a leading female executive who has demonstrated outstanding performance and leadership in both her business, as well as in the community. This year, Ms. Tucker was recognized for building BlackLine from the ground up into a leader in its space (including an October 2016 IPO) and also for her commitment to serving her community as demonstrated by the holiday initiative she led to clothe 50,000 homeless people in Los Angeles.
Finance and Accounting professionals in more than 130 countries around the world now use BlackLine’s cloud platform to automate traditionally manual, labor-intensive and spreadsheet-driven account reconciliation and financial close processes. In addition, BlackLine has made the Software 500 list of the “largest and best performing software and service providers in the world” for the seventh year in a row and also the prestigious Inc. 500/5000 for nine consecutive years, joining the ranks of such companies as Jamba Juice, Microsoft and Patagonia.
During the ACG luncheon, Tucker was interviewed in a fireside chat format by CNBC Special Correspondent Jane Wells. Proceeds from the event will benefit A Place Called Home, a local organization selected by Tucker.
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 Enabling customers to move beyond outdated processes and point solutions to a Continuous Accounting model, in which real-time automation, controls and period-end tasks are embedded within day-to-day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 https://www.blackline.com/.