About Us


Suzanne Dorsey Heidel, M.A., CAPS, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Louisiana State University and a Masters of Arts degree from Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans. Sue has been an educator for over 20 years. While offering service opportunities in the city to her high school students, she identified a need of residents that GRAB BARS NOLA LLC aims to meet.

Certified Aging in Place Specialist


David Heidel has 30+ years of experience in carpentry and facility management. He spent a decade on the Mississippi riverfront as the facilities director for a large stevedore and terminal operation and several years as the facilities director for a small local hospital. His expertise in problem solving, carpentry, and safety led David to start NOLA GRAB BARS LLC with his wife, Sue.

Lifelong residents of the New Orleans area, David and Sue have three daughters and live in River Ridge, Louisiana.