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Isn’t technology amazing? Virtual reality devices are steadily advancing, self-driving cars will be roaming our streets soon, and drones are delivering Domino’s pizza. Although we mean for tech to be used for good, it often falls into the hands of the wrong people. Imagine walking out...

Employers are fighting a never-ending battle to comply with evolving federal requirements and deadlines and faced with an increasing threat of audits. It’s a lot to manage and penalties for non-compliance are costly. We’re here to offer a solution to insure you stay up to...

Hurricane Help Advice and explanation on three levels of protection. Car Care Before the storm: • Prepare to leave town. While no one wants to accept the possibility of needing to evacuate, it’s still important to be prepared. Before the first storm is forecast, here are some tips to...

Know the difference between replacement cost and actual cash value Homeowners insurance comes with options, and the best way to find the right plan for you is to understand your options. Replacement cost and actual cash value are important both when shopping for a new or...

As you may know, Medicaid is expanding in Louisiana on July 1, 2016, impacting an estimated 400,000 people. Knowing how this will affect you and your family could be extremely important. There is currently no system in place to automatically cancel or adjust coverage to those...

With hurricane season upon us, it is of the utmost importance to understand the in's and out's of your insurance policy. Home is not only where the heart is, but most likely where the money is too. Knowing what you’re protected from and what you’re...

Hurricane season is always a touchy subject, but insuring yourself against them is a must. Homeowners insurance can help keep you and your loved ones on your feet in the event a storm hits your area. When it comes to protecting yourself from hurricanes, you...

A surprisingly common misconception amongst homeowners is the belief that their home insurance policy protects them from rising flood waters. It does not. In the past, private insurers pulled away from insuring floods because they were “too risky” to cover. Nowadays, you can buy flood...

The primary concern when driving is of course, what happens if I get into an accident? What happens if I wreck my car? How much of a setback and inconvenience will it be for me in the event I actually do crash? Fixing your fenders...

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.