Michelle Reyes is the marketing director at The Avenue Viera. She is responsible for all advertising, events and marketing at The Avenue. She has a master’s degree in corporate communications from Johns Hopkins University. Reyes grew up near Detroit and she currently lives in Melbourne with her husband, their son and their two dogs. She loves true crime stories, baking and relaxing with her family.


Nicki Hensley is the new executive director of marketing and communications for Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy. She comes to Holy Trinity from Brevard Public Schools, where she served the superintendent in providing strategic guidance on various leadership-level projects. She was a district media spokesperson and responsible for school incident responses, social media engagement, district branding initiatives and district publications.


Laura Minton Young has been named the managing shareholder in the Viera/Melbourne office of Dean Mead. She also has been elected to serve on the firm’s board of directors. Young will oversee the day-to-day operations of the office and develop long-term strategic planning. Young specializes in finance and lending, real estate development, property rights and agribusiness.


Dr. Ryan Chapman has joined St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care. 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 and a Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowship at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami. Chapman is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative Medicine.


Dr. Diane Danly has joined St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care. Danly received her bachelor’s degree from 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 a Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowship at St. Louis University Hospital. She is certified as a Hospice Medical director.


April Adler is the new lifestyle director at Shell Harbor Retirement Community, which is on Murrell Road in Rockledge. Adler came to Shell Harbor after working for the Cocoa Beach Regional Chamber of Commerce. Prior to the chamber, she was a sales executive in advertising. She was born and raised in Brevard County. In her spare time, Adler raises butterflies and enjoys gardening.