Insurance Advising

Car insurance coverage options can be very overwhelming to understand. You can easily find yourself with too much insurance coverage that is not applicable to you, or too little insurance coverage that can be a problem in the wrong situation. To help you understand more...

Summertime is a reminder that hurricane season is here, and with it come flooding and the fear of losing valuables. Luckily, flood insurance policies help homeowners protect their assets at an affordable price. Whether this is your first time buying home insurance or you've been...

For those of us living in Louisiana, it is no understatement to say that flood insurance is an important investment to secure the safety of your family's home and belongings. With hurricane season officially starting on June 1, 2014, it's important that you have a...

There seems to be good news for the Affordable Health Care Act (ACA). New research conducted by professors at Harvard's School of Public Health shows evidence that a similar program can help reduce mortality rates. The research, first published by Annals of Internal Medicine journal,...

When purchasing car insurance, your auto insurance premiums are determined by a number of factors that act for or against you. These factors let the insurer know you meet certain criteria and help calculate your risk factor. The most common are your driving record, credit...

In a rare congressional bipartisan move, a bill sponsored by New Jersey Democrat Robert Menendez and New York Republican Michael Grimm was signed into law by President Obama last Friday. The bill, which will reverse key provisions of the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012,...

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.