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Capstone Executives Earn Ernst and Young Award

Robert Coughlan and Tom Ahern, the leadership behind the children’s book publisher Capstone, have won the 2014 Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year capstone youngAward for the upper Midwest.

The two executives were honored for their “success in innovation, financial performance, risk, and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.” The publishing house has more than 13,000 titles and focuses on using emerging technologies to create books.

“We are incredibly honored to receive this recognition and accept it on behalf of our 350 colleagues at Capstone who bring their creativity and passion every day and are the foundation of our company. At Capstone our motto is, ‘create awesome learning experiences.’ We share a common mission of realizing the power of literacy education and its impact on children’s lives,” stated Ahern.

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