Meet the Team


Paul Desy

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 dreams come true. When not at Zips, Paul enjoys riding his Road Glide.

Misty Shears

Director of Operations

New Sales

Jessica Firman




Service Writer



John graduated from MMI in Florida in 2018 and joined our Zips H-D team right out of school. He's quickly become one of our most dedicated technicians and we are very lucky him on our team.

Kirk Firman


Jeff Schantz

Service writer

Parts and Accessories


Parts Manager

Chris has been with Zips Harley-Davidson for more years than we can count. His vast knowledge has served our customers with the comfort of knowing that they are talking to an expert.


Parts Associate

Danny joined the Zips H-D team in the summer of 2021 and he brings many years of Parts and Mechanical experience with him. He loves sharing the miles between his four Harley-Davidson motorcycles. His favorite his 2012 FLHTP that he bought from Zips before beginning his career with us.



Motorclothes Associate



MotorClothes Associate

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