Who We Are

Visionary business professionals who protect you like family

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Why Tetrault Insurance?

Since 1980, Tetrault Insurance Agency has been led by business professionals with value-added industry knowledge. Our proactive and responsive approach means you get the very best insurance solutions for your personal and business needs.

An ISNE Member

In 2022, Tetrault Insurance Agency was admitted to Insurance Services of New England, (ISNE). ISNE is a very select group of insurance agencies committed to providing a high standard of professionalism and independent service to the insurance buying public. Through our membership with ISNE, we are able to access most of the top insurance companies offering coverage in Massachusetts.

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Meet our team

Since its founding in 1980, our responsive and dynamic leadership has been committed to sourcing the best insurance products for your personal and business needs.

Co-Founder & President

Paul T. Tetrault


Since founding Tetrault Insurance Agency with his wife Susan over 40 years ago, Paul has grown the agency to respond to an ever-changing market.

Today, Paul’s extensive insurance, financial management and risk management experience has paved the way for hundreds of customer’s success stories. He understands your questions and has access to insurance companies that can provide you with the services and coverages you need at competitive prices.

Paul has been a licensed insurance broker for over 50 years.


Paul Tetrault, Co-Founder & President of Tetrault Insurance Agency
Jen Tetrault Ciesielski, Vice President of Tetrault Insurance Agency

Vice President

Jennifer Tetrault Ciesielski, CPA, CPCU


An integral part of the Tetrault team, Jennifer’s financial background assists both individuals and businesses in navigating a confusing landscape to find the best insurance solutions.

A Certified Public Accountant in the State of Massachusetts, Jennifer was an auditor for Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP prior to joining Tetrault Insurance Agency in 2003. She also served as a senior financial analyst for the Lerner brand of Brylane Inc.

Jennifer graduated magna cum laude from Bryant College and is a licensed insurance broker (P&C and life, accident & health) with over 20 years of insurance experience. Jennifer has been awarded the professional insurance designation Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter (CPCU).

Jennifer lives in Freetown with her husband Ed, and their three children.


Account Manager

Irene Belo



Vice President, Agency Operations

Manuela Cimbrom


Account Manager

Meredith Lincoln


Data Processing

Elizabeth Miller



Account Manager

Amanda Simpson



Tetrault Gives

Tetrault Insurance Agency is proud to be active and able to give back to our community. Our leadership team is dedicated to many charitable endeavors throughout the City of New Bedford.

We’re proud to support the following organizations:

  • Unbound
  • S.E.Y.A.A.
  • Freetown Youth Athletics Association
  • Women’s Fund
  • Whaling City Youth Baseball League
  • Catholic Charities
  • St. John Neumann Church
  • The Soup Bowl Supper
  • American Cancer Society
  • St. Anthony Church Renovation Fund
  • Troop 333
  • Mullein Hill Christian Academy
  • Salvation Army
  • Serve-A-Thon
  • United Way of Greater New Bedford
  • New Bedford Farmers Market
  • Your Theatre, Inc.

Our dedication to community support extends beyond financial contributions. We take pride in our hands-on approach, engaging in initiatives that make a tangible difference in people's lives. Whether it's sponsoring local events, participating in charity drives, or volunteering our time and expertise, we understand that these actions can have a lasting impact.

Supporting our community is not just about giving; it's about building connections, fostering a sense of togetherness, and making the world a better place for all. We see it as a natural extension of our 'Protecting you like family' philosophy. Our clients aren't just customers; they are our community, and by nurturing that community, we aim to create a safer, more prosperous, and more vibrant environment for everyone.

Our team is amazing

but don't just take our word for it...
Craig D.Craig D.
21:00 14 Jun 24
Awesome insurance agency, the ladies there are so polite and professional and sooo dang helpful. God bless them!!!!
Greg PayetteGreg Payette
02:45 27 May 24
I couldn’t have asked for anything better. I was helped all the way through, excellent communication as well as unbelievable follow up.
Sharona ShamarieSharona Shamarie
12:47 12 Apr 24
joe steiblinjoe steiblin
19:23 01 Apr 24
Like always the people who work there are very friendly and helpful
Antone VieiraAntone Vieira
20:57 20 Feb 24
Pedro TavaresPedro Tavares
15:19 15 Feb 24
Terrific experience navigating the education of learning the layered Massachusetts Insurance regulations. Acquired assistance with residential, auto, and Life Insurance expertise from Irene Bello and others in the office. Most appreciated service was response, professionalism, and the quest to find the option which best fit my needs and budget. Highly recommended!
Bill MorganBill Morgan
15:25 08 Feb 24
Worked with a fine agent named Amanda who made dealing with insurance (of all things) a pleasure. She gave extra effort to get the best coverage out there at the best premiums. She also answered all questions thoroughly. I highly recommend Tetreault Insurance.
Sean CoteSean Cote
19:27 10 Oct 23
Just got off the phone and I really wish I had gotten the employee's name, she was so great! I can't say enough about how wonderful her customer service was. Amazing job, so polite and super friendly. Keep up the great work!
Shelley CardoosShelley Cardoos
19:26 14 Sep 23
I was recommended to speak with Manuela at Tetrault for a policy transfer and so glad I did. The interactions were super quick, easy, and friendly. And she was able to get me a much better policy then I had been able to get from other agencies (local and national).
Debra ProulxDebra Proulx
19:06 13 Sep 23
Very nice staff always helpful
Ela is great
Tony AlfonzoTony Alfonzo
15:17 28 Jun 23
They were very helpful with getting my daughter's first automobile policy.
Matt TaberMatt Taber
01:37 02 May 23
Very happy I made the switch over to Tetrault! Wonderful people who are always friendly and work hard to find the right insurance.
Kevin SoaresKevin Soares
20:20 29 Dec 22
These are great people from the owner Paul to all the girls in the office, they always pick up phone quick and are always so helpful.

Our insurance carriers

Tetrault Insurance Agency is an independent insurance agency with the highest quality providers. Being independent means we do not work for a single insurance company, we work for you. Our job is to find you the best protection at the best available price.

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