SOURCE: BoardVantage

October 10, 2007 07:30 ET

The Finish Line, Inc. Selects BoardVantage

Finish Line to Use BoardVantage Portal to Streamline Board Book Preparations

MENLO PARK, CA--(Marketwire - October 10, 2007) - The Finish Line, Inc. (NASDAQ: FINL), an Indianapolis-based athletic specialty retailer, has selected the BoardVantage board portal to manage its board communications.

"We selected the BoardVantage board portal given its ease of use, optimized workflows, and level of security," said Gary Cohen, EVP, general counsel, and corporate secretary at The Finish Line. "With BoardVantage, we'll be able to assemble and distribute board materials more efficiently. Our directors are also enthusiastic about getting immediate access to new materials as they become available."

The Finish Line will use BoardVantage to streamline the assembly and distribution of its board materials for board and committee meetings. In addition, the company will use other BoardVantage capabilities including director alerts, online calendaring, and Web conferencing.

"We are delighted to add The Finish Line to our customer portfolio," said Joe Ruck, president and CEO of BoardVantage. "We expressly developed BoardVantage to support frequent, confidential interactions, and we look forward to helping The Finish Line achieve its board communication goals."

About The Finish Line

The Finish Line, Inc. is one of the largest mall-based specialty retailers operating under The Finish Line, Man Alive and Paiva brand names. The Finish Line, Inc. is publicly traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol FINL. The Company currently operates 698 Finish Line stores in 47 states and online, 95 Man Alive stores in 19 states and online, and two Paiva stores in two states. To learn more about these brands, visit, and

About BoardVantage

BoardVantage is the leading provider of secure board portals, with customers across multiple industries and in all sizes -- including over 20 Fortune 100 companies. BoardVantage provides a secure and user-friendly Web portal for centralizing board documents, processes and communications. It also provides productivity tools for creating and distributing board materials efficiently. BoardVantage is SAS 70 Type II Certified, and meets or exceeds the standards of the most security conscious IT departments, including those of major financial institutions. To learn more, visit

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