On July 7, 2009, to facilitate negotiations, Mr. Stanson proudly appointed Mr. Raymond Nunn, his close friend for over a decade, as his Managing Partner. Mr. Nunn, is a graduate of Yale, and also attended Harvard Law. From 1983-86 served as the award-winning ABC news Beirut bureau chief in charge of Middle East coverage; during that time ABC won the Overseas Press Club Award for Outstanding news Coverage of the Lebanese conflict. He went on to serve on the ABC News editorial board from 1987 to 1991. Subsequently, he joined Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Productions, as senior broadcast producer for her daily talkshow. A year later he moved up to the role of director of new program development.

In that position Mr. Nunn developed and produced of 6 ABC After School Specials that were hosted by Oprah. One of those Specials won Oprah her first national Emmy for a program other than her legendary talkshow. Currently, through his company Conunndrum Media Entertainment, Ray is developing virtual worlds and other interactive programming for children, ages 4 through 12.  In support of Mr. Nunn’s programming efforts, Mr. Stanson became a trusted adviser and a minority investor.