The 2009 Inc. 500: The Top 10 Women-Run Companies

Blackline Systems, women-owned businesses
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Therese Tucker, CEO, Blackline Systems

Rank: No. 113
Location: Calabasas, California
Revenue: $4,968,000 in 2008

Each summer, Tucker invites the employees at Blackline Sysytems over to her house for a pool party. While they swim, she cooks enchiladas. “It builds camaraderie,” she says.

--Alexandra Cheney