louisiana Tag

Spring is almost here! As the days get longer and wetter, homeowners should start taking measures to ensure the protection of their family and their possessions in the event of nature working against them. Even without the threat of a hurricane devastating someone’s home or...

Being a single parent is undoubtedly tough and looking at life insurance quotes is never fun. It is never too early to look into life insurance. At AWS, we provide the best insurance quotes in Louisiana. Life insurance provides a financial safety net and is an...

It's time for safer school buses for New Orleans Charters. Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s administration has been working on a plan to stamp out New Orleans school bus violations for some time now. Ever since Hurricane Katrina, the city's public school system has become a loosely...

Do you know about short-term health insurance? Annual enrollment for the individual health care marketplace is nearly upon us. The enrollment period starts Nov. 1 and brings with it significant changes to the health care law and offerings in the marketplace. Fortunately, this year, federal...

Finally, some good news. According to health insurance coverage estimates reported by the U.S. Census Bureau, Louisiana showed the most substantial decrease in the number of people without health insurance last year! Louisiana was said to have the lowest rate of uninsured residents out of...

Ten flood control projects in Jefferson, Lafourche, Plaquemines, St. John the Baptist, St. Tammany and Terrebonne parishes will receive a slice of funds. These coastal communities will share more than $41 million to pay for projects aimed at strengthening communities against coastal land loss and...

There's a reason why people are searching for the best bicycle insurance. Since 2005, New Orleans has quadrupled the number of people that are biking to work every day. The League of American Bicyclists recognized New Orleans’s growing support for more bike-centric streets in the...

Did you know that the sun and heat can be very damaging to your car? During the height of summer heat, interior air temperatures can exceed 145 degrees, and surface temperatures can reach a stunning 195 degrees. However, it’s not just the dashboard you should...

Considering boat insurance during hurricane season is essential. Owning a boat can mean a lot of lazy days on the water, jetting around, fishing, and having a fun time. Unfortunately, boating isn’t always all fun and games. With hurricane season here, you should also consider...

A new study is finally shedding some light on how wealth affects the availability of flood insurance both in Louisiana and nationwide. The study poses the question: how can we help lower-income people afford policies? Even though some flood policies are discounted, the discounts are...

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.