policy Tag

An insurance policy is a promise to protect you against certain types of loss, but it can't do its job unless your agent knows about the loss. Prompt notification is so important that it is actually a formal policy requirement. A policyholder that does not...

Sooner or later, most people choose to buy insurance to secure the protection of their family or their property. However, as people wait longer to buy that dream home and begin their own families, the prospect of insurance almost never plays into account. Although younger...

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.