Helinette Souza

Helinette Souza

About Our Board Member

Helinette serves as Chief Operations Officer for Anthony F. Cordeiro Insurance Agency, LLC, overseeing our company’s administrative and employee relations responsibilities. Helinette supervises our agency’s staff and insurance departments, coordinating human resources and benefits administration for our employees. She also manages the activities of our accounts payable and receivable department and oversees the agency’s marketing strategies and their implementation. Helinette received a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst in 1987 and has been with The Cordeiro Group for 35 years.

Helinette is also the Chief Operations Officer for Cordeiro Properties. Her responsibilities include the leasing of premises, accounts payable and receivables, and facilitating communications between tenants and landlords. Helinette also coordinates ongoing maintenance services for the Cordeiro real estate properties.

Committed to improving the lives of children and families here in our community, Helinette also volunteers her time in support of numerous service organizations and fundraising initiatives across Greater Fall River. Helinette was the past president of the Friends of Greater Fall River and the former president of the Friends of Child & Family Services. She also was a committee member for St. Anne’s Hospital’s annual Get Moving Walk, which raised money to support the hospital’s Regional Cancer Care Program. She served as a commissioner of the City of Fall River Licensing Board from 2001 through 2008 and is a former member of the Kiwanis Club of Fall River. Helinette is a member of the Board of Directors for the Anthony F. Cordeiro Charitable Foundation, Inc.

In her leisure time she enjoys traveling, cooking, baking, and spending time with her husband Craig and daughter Jenna.