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Halloween is tomorrow, and we bet you’re excited. Halloween is a favorite fall tradition for many of us. While it seems like all fun and games, Halloween is an opportunity for tricksters to cause havoc. In many cities, Halloween and the night before are opportunities...

Halloween brings tricks as well as treats. Insurance is here to help you avoid many Halloween disasters! Your Car Gets Scrambled You’ve seen it in the movies, but it is more common than you think. Insurance claims related to car vandalism tend to increase around Halloween....

Where in your home do you hide your valuables? It turns out that most homeowners have the same answer. Dressers, closets, filing cabinets, and under the bed are among the most popular places to keep a secret stash. The sock drawer is considered especially safe...

Just one week after short-term rentals became legal in New Orleans, the city received 1,360 applications from people who want to rent their houses and apartments on Airbnb, VRBO, and similar services. Airbnb remains a controversial topic in New Orleans. Many locals complain that tourists...

When finally getting that dream home, it’s only natural for people to do everything within power and price range to protect it. Fortunately, there are various forms of protection including home warranties and home insurance. However, first-time homeowners may be daunted by the realization that...

Natural Disasters Natural disasters can take a hefty emotional toll but the actual cost can be equally as devastating. The financial burden incurred by natural disasters can be crippling if you are without insurance and haven't prepared your home. Preparing in advance for catastrophic events such...

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.