J.R. Clancy Appoints New Controls Engineering Manager

New Team Emerges in J.R Clancy's Motion Controls Department

Wenger Corporation, recently named Dale Hourlland Controls Engineering Manager for J.R. Clancy, Dale now leads the eight-person Controls team.

Mark O’Donnell, J.R. Clancy General Manager explained: “Dale and this team’s experience and technical skill are unsurpassed in the performing arts space, this team is dedicated to providing outstanding innovation and service, which our customers have come to expect.”

Dale has been with J.R. Clancy since 2011, helping to build the Controls team and assist with the development and advancement of motion control systems. He was instrumental in the recent launch of the SceneControl 12, the newest addition to J.R. Clancy’s motion control offerings. As the Controls Engineering Manager, he will continue his work to develop the J.R. Clancy motion control systems and will remain an active resource for customers, specifiers, consultants and end users for SceneControl systems and technology integration.

Prior to J.R. Clancy, Dale was Technical Director for the Weis Centre for the Performing Arts and the Director of Performance Services at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, those roles introduced him to J.R. Clancy. He has over 30 years of design and technical experience with lighting, audio, rigging, and staging that spans many segments of the entertainment industry including industrials, performing arts, legitimate theatre, rock and roll, and even the occasional circus.

Dale said: “After seven years at J.R. Clancy as a Controls Engineer, I am enjoying this new role to establish my team and am looking forward to what’s next in motion controls systems for our industry, this team established numerous industry standards throughout the years and paved a path for future development. My expectations moving forward are to continue the legacy of the department and provide cutting-edge technology and exceptional service.”