Mark Albarian Named EandY Entrepreneur Finalist

GOLDLINE PRESIDENT & CEO MARK ALBARIAN Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2010 Award Finalist in the Greater Los Angeles Area

May 17, 2010

Santa Monica, CAGoldline International, Inc. today announced that Mark Albarian, President & CEO, is a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2010 Award in the Greater Los Angeles Area. According to Ernst & Young LLP, the awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate extraordinary success in the areas of innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities. Mark Albarian was selected as a finalist from nearly 60 nominations by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 22, 2010 at the Beverly Hilton.

Mr. Albarian has been President & CEO of Goldline since January 1992. Goldline is one of the leading companies in the United States offering a full range of precious metals products. Since 1960, Goldline has delivered internationally recognized gold, silver and platinum coins and bars, as well as rare and collectible numismatic coins, to collectors and investors.

The Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year awards program celebrates its 24th anniversary this year. The program has expanded to recognize business leaders in over 135 cities in 50 countries throughout the world.

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the Ernst & Young LLP Entrepreneur Of The Year national program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the overall national Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year award winner, will be announced at the annual awards gala in Palm Springs, California on November 13, 2010. The awards are the culminating event of the Ernst & Young Strategic Growth Forum, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

Sponsors

Founded and produced by Ernst & Young LLP, the Entrepreneur Of The Year awards are pleased to have the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and SAP America as national sponsors.

In the Greater Los Angeles Area, sponsors include Marsh, Scherzer International, Union Bank, Bowne, and Montgomery & Co.

About Goldline International Inc.

Goldline International is one of the largest companies working with investors and collectors in the field of precious metals and gold. Founded in 1960, Goldline has more than 300 employees and annual sales exceeding $500 million. Goldline was recently recognized by the LA Business Journal as the 8th fastest growing and 32nd largest private company with headquarters in Los Angeles County. For more information or to buy gold, please call 1-800-827-4653, visit www.goldline.com and follow Goldline on www.twitter.com/goldline.

About Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur Of The Year® Awards Program

Ernst & Young's Entrepreneur Of The Year® is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The award makes a difference through the unique way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 135 cities in 50 countries.

Ernst & Young refers to the global organization of member firms of Ernst & Young Global Limited, each of which is a separate legal entity. Ernst & Young LLP is a client-serving member firm of Ernst & Young Global Limited located in the U.S.

Release Date: 
Monday, May 17, 2010