Stanton has been the president of Murray Yacht Sales since 1991. Murray Yacht Sales is a New Orleans, LA, and St. Petersburg, FL-based new boat dealership and full-service Brokerage Company representing Alerion Express, Beneteau and J Boats. Stanton also operates an American Sailing Association (ASA) sailing school and has been a certified ASA instructor since 1983. He has served on Sail America’s education committee, is a member of Southern Yacht Club, and has been actively racing and cruising boats his entire life. He lives in New Orleans.