Hornblower Marine Services (HMS) has named Stephen P.J. Stanionis as General Manager of the Oklahoma River Cruises. This new ferry service operated by HMS, in partnership with the Central Oklahoma Transportation and Parking Authority, was created to boost riverfront economic development as well as tourism.In November 2007, Hornblower Marine Services landed a 3-year contract to operate Oklahoma River Cruises, which cover a 7-mile stretch along the linking the hotel and restaurant-rich Meridian corridor and downtown .
Stanionis has more than 28 years of professional boat handling and marine management experience, including as owner and President of S.T.A.M. Enterprises Inc. based in .