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BlackLine Systems CEO Honored with 2013 Enterprising Women of the Year Award

Therese Tucker recognized as a 'top woman entrepreneur' for her accomplishments building the financial close software company

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial close software leader BlackLine Systems CEO and Founder Therese Tucker has been honored with a '2013 Enterprising Women of the Year Award' from Enterprising Women magazine. The award recognizes women business owners who have demonstrated that they have fast-growth businesses, mentor or actively support other women and girls involved in entrepreneurship, and stand out as leaders in their communities.


Tucker won in the category of companies "Over $10 Million and up to $25 Million in Annual Sales Revenues." Winners will be recognized at the 11th Annual Enterprising Women of the Year Awards Celebration in April at the Ritz-Carlton in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.  

"The Enterprising Women of the Year Class of 2013 is a remarkable group of women leaders," said Monica Smiley, publisher and CEO of Enterprising Women. "This annual celebration is unlike any other event as it honors each award recipient and brings together the finest women entrepreneurs from around the world to network, share best practices and celebrate their amazing achievements."

Under Tucker's direction, BlackLine revenues were up by more than 50 percent year over year in 2010, 2011 and 2012 and are expected to grow by at least that pace in 2013. During the past several years, many new Fortune 500 companies have signed on to implement the BlackLine Financial Close Software Suite in a Software-as-a Service (SaaS) environment across their global organizations. 

About Enterprising Women Magazine:
Enterprising Women is the nation's only women-owned magazine published exclusively for women business owners that chronicles the growing political, economic and social influence and power of entrepreneurial women. The magazine provides a public forum and a national stage for the critical issues confronting women's businesses and daily lives from the unique perspectives and experiences of entrepreneurial women. For more information, please visit

About BlackLine Systems
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 existing Enterprise Performance Management (EPM), Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems.

BlackLine offers clients its enterprise-class software in a simple and secure OnDemand/SaaS platform. With a proven track record and a commitment to customer success, BlackLine seeks to reduce the burden the financial close places on accounting and finance professionals. 

BlackLine headquarters are in Los Angeles, with offices in Atlanta, Chicago, London, New York City and Sydney to serve the company's growing global client base. For more information, please visit  

Media Contact:
Kimberly Uberti
Director of Corporate Communications
BlackLine Systems
[email protected]

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