Parts and Accessories Manager
Chris aka Bielski started with the ZIPS team in September of 2003 since then taking classes from the Harley-Davidson University and earning a Gold Level has become the Manager of the Parts & Accessories Department. Chris's position has him meeting new faces which he enjoys. When he's not here or fighting fires, he enjoys spending time out doors, and playing with his three Golden Retrievers.
Advertising/ Marketing Coordinator
Kristi started at Zips in May 2012. Kristi loves meeting all the people that come into the shop. When Kristi is not at work she enjoys spending time with her 4 kids and getting together with her family and friends!!
MotorClothes® Merchandise Manager
Since starting in May of 2005 Kristy has advanced to General Merchandise Manager/Buyer by attending classes in Business, HDU, Customer Seminars and Dealer Meetings. She says that there isn't anything she doesn't like about her job. When she's away from the dealership she enjoys spending that time with her little girl.
MOTORCYCLE SALES ASSOCIATE
Steve started at Zips in January 2013. Steve feels the best part of his job is working with the motorcycles. When Steve is not at the shop he enjoys spending time with his 7 year old daughter, he can also be found riding his motorcycle and also working on the Gaylord car. He also enjoys motorcycles, old cars, skiing, hunting and fishing.
Service Manager/Master of Power Train & Chassis
Dave started with ZIPS in August 2009! He has been with other dealerships from Montana to Detroit & Saginaw. Dave is a MMI Graduate has attended many dealer classes including but not limited to Master Chasis and Power-train. Dave enjoys the challenge of the job, along with his co-workers and of course the bikes. When Dave's not in the back he likes to hang with his wife and kids or hunting, fishing, weightlifting and eating. Also riding on his 2004 FLHPI Road King Police Bike.
Finance and Insurance Manager
Tracey is our Finance and Insurance Manager. Tracey joined our staff in April 2013 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 has two boys and loves spending time with them. Tracey and her husband Scott, can offten be seen riding their Electra Glide. She loves to laugh, spend time with family and friends and ride wherever the bike takes her.
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 from HDU and enjoys being able to ride the different models. When he's not turning a wrench he enjoys riding his Customized Road Glide FLTRI.
May 2006 is when Dougy started as our Porter & Detailer. When he's not detailing the bike to a pristine shine he's enjoying his co-workers. After the day is done Dougy likes taking a ride on his FXDB Dyna & anything in the out of doors winter or summer.
Master of Service Technologies
Harley came to ZIPS March 2011 fresh out of MMI being Certified in Motorcycle Technology, Dyno Tuning, and Late Model Harley-Davidson's.The best part of his job... working on bikes all day! When he's not tuning his skills Harley will be racing Motocross, Wheelin in his Jeep and riding anything that goes FAST!
Hi my name is Sonja Kates. I have been working at Zips since May 2012. I love riding my Harley with my family. At work I love to work with the public and especially the out of town folk.
Motorcycle Sales Associate
Elvis is here on his come back tour with ZIPS starting June 2011. He is a HDU Bronze & Silver Graduate. Ask Elvis what he likes about his job and he'll tell you it's every single thing & every single person here! When he's on the road he's on his Anniversary Heritage Springer Softail Classic.
Justin has worked in the Parts and Accessory department since 2010. He also will be handling rentals this season. When hes not helping you upgrade your Harley, Justin enjoys photography, mountain biking and riding and racing motocross.