Paul DesyGeneral Manager
Our General Manager, Paul, comes to us with extensive retail and store operations experience. He has had stores in Mackinaw City, worked at Home Depot in Petoskey and most recently, did a stint in North Dakota operating motels in the Bakken Oil Patch (man camps) Paul has heard ALL the jokes about this! When not at Zips, Paul enjoys riding his 2004 Dyna Wide Glide. He took time off last summer to ride 20 states and 4 Provinces from Montana to Maine. This year he most likely won't see 17,000 miles but let him know if you are looking for someone to ride with. If we don't have him chained to his desk, he'll be happy to join you. Please stop in and welcome Paul to our award winning team!
Chris Bielski Parts and Accessories Manager
Chris aka "Bielski" started with the ZIPS team in September of 2003. Since then, he has taken classes from the Harley-Davidson University, earning Gold Level and becoming the Manager of the Parts & Accessories Department. Chris's position has him meeting new people which he really enjoys. When he's not at the dealership or fighting fires, he enjoys spending time out doors and playing with his beautiful Golden Retrievers.
Dave FehrenbachService Manager/Master of Power Train & Chassis
Dave started with ZIPS in August 2009. He has been with dealerships in Montana, Detroit and Saginaw. Dave is an MMI Graduate and has attended many dealership classes including, Master Chassis and Power-train. When Dave is not in the back working, he likes to spend time with his wife and kids, hunting, fishing, weightlifting and eating. He also loves riding his 2004 FLHPI Road King Police Bike.
Tracey KiddBusiness and Finance Manager
Tracey is our Business and Finance Manager. Tracey joined our staff with a background in the automotive field. She loves that she gets to help people realize their dreams of owning and riding a Harley Davidson. She enjoys spending time with her two boys, friends and family and, of course, riding with her husband on their Electra Glide.
Kevin Burton Service Writer 'Extraordinaire'
Kevin came to our dealership from our Mackinaw City store. He has helped our service department grow and really enjoys the challenges of being a busy service writer. He enjoys hanging out with his friends and of course, riding his Harley.
Bryan Wilson Master of Service Technologies
Bryan relocated from Maryland with his wife to Northern Michigan, and started at ZIPS in May 2010. Bryan received his Master Technician certification from HDU and enjoys being able to ride all of the different models. When he's not turning a wrench, he enjoys riding his Customized Road Glide FLTRI.
Travis St. John Road Warrior
Travis loves his job as Porter Extraordinaire. He is usually out on the road delivering bikes or picking bikes up for service. Travis is also the reason our dealership is so sparkly clean!! He is a Navy veteran and we certainly appreciate his service to our country and to our company.
John Fisher Sales Associate
John joined the Zips sales staff in August 2015.
He has lived all over and brings a great deal of experience along with him. John thoroughly enjoys conversations with his costumers and more than anything he loves riding his Limited. John is a true riding enthusiast and looks forward to hearing about your adventures
Quake Parts Professional and Rentals Associate
Quake has been riding motorcycles for 37 years.
His first motorcycle was an '81 Low Rider. He is a proud United States Navy veteran. He is also a graduate of MOTECH automotive education center with master motorcycle certifications. You can often see Quake riding his '87 Electra Glide Shriner named Shamu. He enjoys the challenge of finding parts for unique situations.