December 10, 2022

Compiled by Wayne T. Price

Clifford starts LaunchLocal digital marketing firm

Declan Clifford of Indian Harbour Beach recently opened LaunchLocal, a digital marketing firm targeting small businesses.

Clifford is a graduate of Satellite High School. He received his bachelor’s degree in digital media from the University of Central Florida.

Declan Clifford

Clifford said the company combines “a results-driven digital marketing strategy with software solutions for small businesses.”

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“Our goal is to provide personalized service and quality products so you can focus on what matters most — running your business,” he said.

To reach Clifford, call 321-517-4954 or go to the company website at

Turner named chief operating officer at Coastal Mechanical Services

Jeff Turner, currently vice president of operations at Coastal Mechanical Services, recently was named the company’s chief operating officer.

He will have responsibilities over operations, estimating, sales, marketing and human resources.

Jeff Turner

Turner received business management degree from the University of Florida.

He started out at Coastal Mechanical in the estimating department, and held various positions in his career there, including project engineer, assistant project manager, project manager, senior project manager and director of operations.

Coastal Mechanical, headquartered at 394 East Drive, Melbourne, has five officers throughout Florida. The company can be reached at 321-725-3061.

St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care adds two physicians

St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care has announced that two physicians have joined the nonprofit’s medical team.

Dr. Ryan Chapman and Dr. Diane Danly round out a team of eight board-certified or board-eligible hospice and palliative medicine physicians.

Dr. Ryan Chapman

The announcement comes after recent business announcement that St. Francis is partnering with Melbourne Regional Medical Center to open a new 10-bed in-patient hospice care center.

Chapman received his bachelor’s degree from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, and his medical degree from Nova Southeastern University School of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency in internal medicine at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, where he also completed a hospice and palliative medicine fellowship.

Chapman is board-certified in internal medicine and hospice and palliative medicine. He maintains professional associations with the American Medical Association and the American College of Physicians.

In his free time, Chapman enjoys golfing, traveling the world, and spending time with his family, including his wife, a physician associate.

Dr. Diane Danly

Danly received her bachelor’s degree from the Whitworth College in Spokane, Washington, and her medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine. She completed her residency in family medicine at Providence Family Medicine, and she completed a hospice and palliative medicine fellowship at St. Louis University Hospital, VA Hospitals.

Danly is board-certified in family medicine, and hospice and palliative medicine. Additionally, she is certified as a hospice medical director.