Ron Lorenz


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Ron Lorenz has enjoyed a long career in the music business beginning in the early 1960s.  Ron worked in retail, as a road rep, owned his own music retail store, and was the founder of Rapco, a leading cable company.  Ron played professionally once out of school, which served him well when he opened Capitol Music in the Chicago area in 1967 as he had a great understanding of his customer’s needs.  He later went on the road as a music sales rep before having the idea of forming Rapco.