FEMA Flood Maps Tag

New NOLA Flood Maps Change Requirements, Not Recommendations As you may or may not know, on September 30, 2016, the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s new flood maps went into effect in New Orleans. These maps contain geographic areas for which FEMA has defined the flood risk...

Flood Insurance is necessary. Several Northern Louisiana Homeowners were notified by their mortgage companies that they were no longer required to buy flood insurance. The requirement was dropped after the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) accepted revisions to the area’s floodplain map, based in part...

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.