Meet the Team


Paul Desy

General Manager

Paul came to us with extensive retail and store operations experience. He has owned stores in Mackinaw City and worked at Home Depot in Petoskey. Paul says the best part of being at Zips is working at a "Big Boys & Girls Toy Store" and seeing peoples dream come true. When not at Zips, Paul enjoys riding his Road Glide.



MotorClothes Manager & Buyer

Tim joined our crazy staff in 2012. Thankfully, he only spends half of his time in Gaylord, the other half of his time he spends in our Mackinaw City location. Tim loves going to the dealer shows and picking out all of the new and creative items you see in our stores. When he isn't working, he can be found on the golf course. He loves all sports and loves the Harley-Davidson brand. Stop in to the one of our locations and say hi!


MotorClothes Associate

Jan came to us from our Mackinaw City store. She is a wonderful addition to our team! She loves to chat with the customers about their rides and plans for the day. She is passionate about her dogs and loves to be busy! Stop by and say hi today

New Sales



Jessica has been in the sales field for many years. She is ready to assist you in making that dream come true and have you riding that new bike in no time.

Parts and Accessories


Parts Manager

Chris has been with Zips for more years than we can count. His vast knowledge will serve our customers with the comfort of knowing that you are talking to an expert.



Service 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 Road King Police Bike.


Service Writer

Kevin is our Parts Manager. He has been with Zips for many years and brings a lot of experience. Give him a call today to get your wishlist started!


Master Technician

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.