Author: AWS Insurance Company

Here are some safety tips to keep your home safe for children to enjoy Halloween without injury: If you have front steps, make sure that they are clear of debris or anything that children may slip on and that handrails are sturdy and in place Even though...

 Many business owners, CFOs, and HR managers we speak to tell us the same thing: they hate the benefits renewal process. And we don’t blame them! Your job is to choose a health plan that doesn’t break your budget, while also making your employees happy, plus...

As we all know, Mardi Gras 2021 has been canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic but the cancelation has not stopped the Mardi Gras spirit in the New Orleans area. Beautifully adorned float houses have been popping up around the city, which has breathed a...

Technology has become the foundation for the way businesses interact with each other. With the rise in technology, cybercrimes have increased as well. Being a victim of cybercrime is a headache, to say the least. Cyberattacks can cost companies and governments thousands of dollars in...

Lately, New Orleans and the surrounding areas have seen an increase in the frequency and intensity of thunderstorms. This increase in storms typically coincides with an increase in flooding events.   Historically, hurricanes were the only weather events that generated such immense flooding. However, times are...

Owning a small business can be unpredictable, as with anything in life. This is why insurance coverage can be vital to the health of any business. Businesses, small or large, are required, especially in Louisiana, to carry certain types of insurance coverage. So, what types...

More and more people are choosing to rent than ever before. In fact, according to a study conducted by Akura Robinson, New Orleans is a renter-majority city with an astounding 54% of people renting in the New Orleans Metro area. With more people renting, it...

Memorial Day is right around the corner. The official start of summer. That means cookouts, beach trips and time on that new boat of yours. The cooler is packed. Gas is in the tank. The family is ready to go. You’ve got all your bases...

Spring is almost here! As the days get longer and wetter, homeowners should start taking measures to ensure the protection of their family and their possessions in the event of nature working against them. Even without the threat of a hurricane devastating someone’s home or...

Melinda Martin

Account Executive

Melinda began her insurance career in 1985 with Alexander & Alexander where she received her Property & Casualty and Life & Health license. Since then she has worked at various agencies in the New Orleans area and in California as a senior account manager for Employee Benefit Plans.  While in California, she was also the Membership Director for the Burbank Chamber of Commerce. Melinda joined the AWS team in July of 2015.

Michael A. Seeling

Vice President

Graduated from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette with a B.A. in Insurance Risk Management and is a graduate of Archbishop Rummel High School in New Orleans. He joined AWS in October of 2008 and has been awarded the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Certification (PPACA). Additionally, he is working towards his Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), Registered Health Underwriter (RHU), and Registered Employee Benefits Consultant (REBC) designations. He is also a member of the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU), National Association of Insurance Financial Advisors (NAIFA), and is an active member of the Fore!Kids foundation.