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A deductible is a key feature of many types of insurance coverage. Insurance policy deductibles serve a couple of very important objectives. Do you know what they are? First, deductibles allow insurance companies to save money by not having to respond to frequently occurring, small...

More American employees are working at home or remotely while on-the-go. 43% of employed Americans said they spent at least some time working remotely, according to the survey of more than 15,000 adults last year. Since the invention of the Internet, more and more people...

AWS is a top Business Insurance Agency. We are always looking at the newest small business trends and right now: Food trucks are the biggest craze to hit the service industry. Food trucks are on the rise. For the last several years, we’ve watched this rise...

As the top insurance agency in Metiaire, AWS stays on top of current topics. One of the top concerns in World Economics is now large-scale cyber attacks. The growing cyber-dependency of governments and companies and the associated risks of hacking by criminals or hostile states have threatened...

When you own a business, it’s a big part of your life and livelihood. However, getting insurance for your business is not always the easiest thing to figure out on your own. General liability, often referred to as business liability insurance is coverage that can...

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. is cherished by many for their affordable yet delicious Mexican cuisine. However, if you google Chipotle, it’s safe to say it’s a scary sight. “Chipotle Mexican Grill: Time to Go Long,” “They can’t stomach it: 2 VA men hit Chipotle with...

The health of the economy would be at stake if the United States were ever to fall victim to a pandemic. Predictions for a true H1N1 pandemic estimate that forty percent of the workforce would be absent and that the flow of goods and services...

We always think about insuring our cars, our homes, and our boats. But what about our businesses? It's understandable that we don’t want to think of something bad happening to our businesses but the reality is that disaster can strike at any time. The historic...

We understand today's business insurance situation: thousands of different options, a myriad of city and state requirements, and the search for adequate coverage for the right price. Although some insist on cheap business insurance, it doesn't always work well for all. Here are a few...

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.