Member Spotlight…Barb Cortright, Independent Insurance Broker


Each month, the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce chooses a different member to be the “Spotlight” for that month.  That member submits an article highlighting themselves and their business and what they provide to the Brooklyn community.  If you would be interested in being featured in an upcoming month, please let us know. 

Barb has been a west-sider since 1964 when her family relocated to Cleveland from West Virginia. She graduated from West Tech in 1977 and raised her family in the West Blvd neighborhood. Barb has worked for a variety of neighborhood businesses as well as having owned a few. She spent several years as a realtor with Realty One and then after moving to mortgage banking quickly advanced from loan processor to mortgage underwriter. Most recently, Barb has become a licensed health insurance agent and an Amway Distributor.

As a dedicated advocate for seniors, her businesses ensure that you are aware of options available to you. As your local Medicare Consultant, she can assist you are deciding your first Medicare plan or switching to a new one. We will discover your needs, explain your options, and help you choose the Medicare plan that fits you best. Call me for a NO COST, NO OBLIGATION review of your situation. Medicare can be confusing, allow me to help you navigate the course best for you.

As an Amway distributor, Barb provides you access to the best nutritional supplements and healthy “green” products available to maintain the best quality of available. Through Barb’s on-line Amway site ( she can recommend healthy products to help increase energy, have better joint health and look more youthful as well as have access to a host of other products and services to help you lead a healthier lifestyle.

Barb is the mother of two children and grandmother to two grandsons as well as mom to Caleb her two-year-old Boston Terrier that loves attention and treats. Barb and Caleb live in Brooklyn. Barb is also a volunteer at The Gathering Place and will be volunteering at Rivers Edge in the months to come.

You can contact Barb at or via text at 440 382-3196. I look forward to talking with you soon.

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May 2023 Newsletter