Meet the Team

Admin

Paul Desy

General Manager

Paul comes to us with extensive retail and store operations experience. He has owned 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 Road Glide.

Tracey Johansen

Business and Finance Manager

Tracey is our Business and Finance Manager. Tracey joined our staff in 2013 with a background in management in the automotive and business fields. She loves that she gets to help people realize their dreams of owning and riding a Harley-Davidson®. She also plans a lot of the great events you attend at the dealership! When she isn't working at Zips, she enjoys spending time with her two boys and laughing with friends! Stop by today and listen for her laughter...you'll find her!

MotorClothes

Carley .

MotorClothes Associate

Carley is a great asset to our MotorClothes team. She is the proud of mama of Skylar and LOVES Harley-Davidson. She always has a smile on her face and is excited to show you the new Harley-Davidson merchandise in the dealership!

Jan Bielski

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

Mikala Parrish

MotorClothes Associate

She's back!!! We welcomed Miss Mikala back in 2016. She is a very important part of our MotorClothes department. She enjoys her little guy, Eli and all of the neat customers she meets here at Zips Harley-Davidson!

Tim McNitt

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!

Parts and Accessories

Kevin Burton

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!

Quake Babiasz

Parts Professional and Rentals Associate

Quake has been riding motorcycles for over 39 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.

Service

Bryan Wilson

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.

Dave Fehrenbach

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.