Personal Insurance

Personal Insurance Packages

At AWS Insurance, we know that when disaster strikes in Louisiana, the cost of necessary treatment and repair can be very expensive, which can lead to a devastating hit on your financial freedom as well as a devastating hit to your family. That’s why our experts want to work with you to build a personal insurance policy that meets your budget and protects your family. Our personal insurance coverage includes plans in the following areas:

Contact AWS Insurance today for a free consultation about our Personal Insurance policies and what we can do for your needs.

Personal Insurance Department Manager

Stefanie B. Stratman, CISR

Has been a licensed property and casualty agent since 1997. Originally Stefanie started her career with Allstate before joining AWS in 2006 after Hurricane Katrina. In June of 2008, Stefanie moved to North Carolina. She is now a resident licensed agent in North Carolina and still holds a non-resident license in Louisiana. Stefanie continues to work for our clients in Louisiana as we are moving forward to establish our footing in North Carolina.


Frank E. Seeling, IV, CIC

Graduated from the University of Mississippi with a B.A. in Insurance Risk Management and a minor in Marketing. He is also a graduate of Archbishop Rummel High School as well as the National Alliance School of Producer Development. Buster began his insurance career with Brown & Brown as part of a Quality Control Analyst team. He joined AWS in January 2005 and is currently working towards his Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC) designation.

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Derek R. Dupépé

Derek began his insurance career in 2011 with State Farm and most recently owned and operated his own independent insurance agency.  Derek joined AWS in June 2015 and is licensed in Property and Casualty as well as Life and Health.  He is a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi with a B.S. in Business Administration and a minor in Sports Administration. He also is a graduate of Jesuit High School in New Orleans.

Personal Insurance Account Managers

Brian Brennan

Brian began his career with AWS in May of 2014 as Personal Lines Manager. He has been in the insurance industry since 1989 and has worked in Sales, Marketing & Underwriting on both the agency and company side. Brian attended Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, holds licenses in Property & Casualty and Life & Health and is currently obtaining his CIC designation.

Dianna G. Wingard

Dianna began her insurance career in 1984 with The Rosenthal Agency where she received her Property and Casualty License and completed the INS 21, 22 and 23 courses.  She has experience in the handling claims as well as assisting with Commercial Lines accounts. Dianna joined Aparicio, Walker & Seeling, Inc. in September 2014 where she is a Customer Account Manager in the Personal Lines department. She is currently working on her Associates of Arts degree in Information Technology.  She also hopes to get her adjusters license and obtain her CISR designation.

Susie Martinez

Susie began her insurance career in 2010 with Bowles & Associates, Inc. where she received her Property & Casualty license in 2011. She joined Aparicio, Walker & Seeling in March 2014 and will be obtaining a Certified Insurance Service Representative (CISR) designation.

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Metairie, LA 70001

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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.

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