Gulf Coast Village welcomes Karyn Katz as new director of marketing and sales

Gulf Coast Village has hired Karyn Katz as director of marketing and sales for the Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) in Cape Coral. Katz has more than 20 years of experience in marketing and sales for senior living and hospice companies and has worked for a variety of well-known senior-living communities in this capacity.

Katz received her degree from Drexel University through the school’s Hahnemann University Hospital program in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Upon graduating, Katz began working as a therapist in hospitals and skilled nursing facilities before she entered the sales and marketing field for senior-living communities. Having been a resident of Florida for more than 30 years, Katz has recently moved to the Cape Coral area from Lighthouse Point, Florida.

“Katz has a wide variety of experience in the marketing and sales fields and we know that her expertise will prove to be extremely valuable for our community,” said Kevin Ahmadi, executive director of Gulf Coast Village. “We are looking forward to all that she will accomplish in this position, and we are excited to see how her knowledge of the senior-living industry will benefit the residents at Gulf Coast Village.”

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.