Chase Rupe Named CEO at Lencore Acoustics

For Immediate Release
Wednesday, October 11, 2023

Huntington, New York…Today Chase Rupe was named CEO of Lencore Acoustics, a leader in providing commercial noise management solutions in a variety of acoustical environments including offices, healthcare facilities, government buildings, and educational institutions.

Lencore is an Emmis Corporation company. Rupe has been with Emmis for 17 years, most recently as senior vice president of strategy and corporate development, and previously in leadership roles within its former radio division. Rupe led the Emmis team that sourced and closed the Lencore investment. Before joining Emmis, Rupe held leadership roles at iHeart Media and Cumulus Media.

“Chase has spent the past three years working with the Lencore team on various sales, marketing, and product development initiatives and is uniquely positioned to accelerate adoption of the company’s noise management solutions. He is passionate about the value of Lencore’s technology and will work well with the Lencore team and its independent sales representatives, distributors, and integrator partners to drive adoption across Lencore’s target markets,” Patrick Walsh, president of Emmis said.

“After working with our highly talented acoustical experts at Lencore the past few years, I’m convinced our noise management technology is critical to improving the lives of patients, workers, and students. I’m excited to work with our team to evangelize the importance and effectiveness of our solutions in improving productivity and privacy,” said Rupe.

Emmis acquired Lencore in March 2020.  Lencore is based in Huntington, New York and has 34 employees.

About Lencore Acoustics

Founded in 1990, Lencore offers a range of products for sound masking and noise management, music, audio, and paging, and a wide array of custom-engineered speakers to meet rigorous design specifications and provide an unmatched level of quality and performance. Lencore’s technology is designed to enhance speech privacy, comfort and productivity by improving a variety of acoustical environments including offices, healthcare facilities, government buildings, and educational institutions.

 About Emmis Corporation

Emmis Corporation (formerly Emmis Communications) is a long-time owner and operator of media, sports, entertainment, and other diversified operations, including Lencore, the world leader in high-quality sound masking solutions for offices and other commercial applications; a controlling interest in Digonex, which provides dynamic pricing solutions for attractions, performing arts organizations, and other industries; as well as one AM and one FM radio station in New York City. Emmis also has an investment in Anzu, the most advanced intrinsic in-game advertising solution for PC, console, mobile, and cloud-based video games.

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