Author: Matthew Hritz

Uncover The Benefits Of Life Insurance If you want to protect the people you love, life insurance should be an important part of your financial planning. It can provide a meaningful amount of money to your family, give you a way to leave a legacy, and...

Tips to keep you and your loved ones safe this 4th of July! The Fourth of July is a time that we come together as a nation to celebrate our independence. Across the United States of America, it is custom to gather with friends and family,...

As we all know, hurricane season starts on June 1st. Before we start to see the tropical activity ramp up, the experts at AWS suggest that you review your policies now. Please do not wait until a storm is on the horizon. No single insurance...

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...

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.