Gulf Coast Village and Volunteers of America commission new minister, Bob Inkenbrandt

Gulf Coast Village, a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Cape Coral, and its sponsoring organization, Volunteers of America, have welcomed Bob Inkenbrandt to his new role as minister for the organizations.

Inkenbrandt joined Gulf Coast Village as music director in 2012, became assistant minister to Rev. Tom Hafer in 2014 and was recently commissioned this year. Inkenbrandt has continued to direct the music for Gulf Coast Village’s Sunday worship services and enjoys providing care to residents and employees. He is currently working to receive his ordination.

“We are honored to commission Inkenbrandt to act as minister for our organization,” said Kevin Ahmadi, executive director of Gulf Coast Village. “He has spent many years working with the residents and employees of Gulf Coast Village and we are looking forward to seeing how his continued role in their lives will positively affect our community.”

Inkenbrandt has been a professional musician for more than four decades, performing in secular settings in addition to his experience as music minister for Baptist, Lutheran, Methodist, Presbyterian and other non-denominational churches. Inkenbrandt has former military experience and served in the Army during the Vietnam War. His connection to the military has been passed along to his children, with a son and two daughters who have served in the Army in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Founded more than 25 years ago, Gulf Coast Village is the premier Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Cape Coral, Florida. Residents enjoy active independent living in an unparalleled lifestyle of comfort and convenience with a rich array of services and amenities that are focused on living well. The community also offers the security of knowing there is the full continuum of care when needed including: assisted living, skilled nursing, specialized memory support, home health and outpatient services. Gulf Coast Village is located at 1333 Santa Barbara Blvd., Cape Coral, FL 33991. For more information call 239-772-1333 or visit

Gulf Coast Village is sponsored by Volunteers of America, a national non-profit faith-based organization dedicated to helping those in need rebuild their lives and reach their full potential. Volunteers of America was founded in 1896 and is one of the nation’s largest nonprofit providers of quality, affordable housing for seniors and a provider of professional long-term care including assisted living, home health care and nursing home care.