The Team

The Team


Dave Desmarais

Dealer Principal / Owner

Dave Desmarais

Dave has been working in the Harley-Davidson industry since January 2, 1991. Dave started in an entry level sales position and worked his way up through the ranks to become the General Manager of several Harley-Davidson Dealerships. Dave loves meeting the customers, make sure to say hello when you see him on the showfloor!

507-345-6077
ddesmarais@drvhd.com

Colleen Desmarais

Owner

Colleen Desmarais

Colleen has been working in the Harley-Davidson industry since 2014. She brings her enthusiasm for the H-D lifestyle and commitment to quality to every aspect of the Dealership. She heads up the Administrative area and keeps the day-to-day operations running smoothly. Colleen is committed to help raise awareness and acceptance for those with Autism and volunteers with Autism Speaks Minnesota

507-345-6077
cdesmarais@drvhd.com

Angie Kamin

Marketing and Events Coordinator

Angie Kamin

Angie has an extensive background in Marketing and Design. Her enthusiasm for all aspects of the Harley-Davidson lifestyle is genuine. She is an new rider and loves riding her new 883 Superlow any chance she gets. When she’s not working or riding she enjoys music, photography, time with friends and family and road tripping with her husband.

507-345-0466
akamin@drvhd.com

Andy Brinkhaus

Sales & Finance Manager

Andy Brinkhaus

Andy's career started in the public safety field. After a decade in public safety as a supervisor, he decided to go into the car business for a change of pace. As a lifelong motorcyclist, and team leader, he made the transition to the motorcycle business as a Sales Manager in the Minneapolis metro area. He is currently doing his dream job, managing the Sales & Finance departments at DRVH-D and loving every minute of it! Andy loves riding his Bonneville Salt Denim 2018 Street Glide Special in his free time.

507-345-0463
abrinkhaus@drvhd.com

Bryan Emerson

Sales and Finance Manager

Bryan Emerson

Bryan has been in the Harley Davidson industry since 2006. He has had positions during his career as General Manager, Sales Manager, Finance Manager, MotorClothes Manager, and sales. In his off-time he enjoys karate, and baseball with his 5 year old son RJ. Bryan also loves to explore our state’s parks with his wife Wendy of 12 years and son RJ.

507-345-0467
bemerson@drvhd.com

Rob Larson

Sales Consultant

Rob Larson

Rob has been with DRVHD since February 2018. Rob has an extensive background as a plumber and made the transition to sales in 2013. As a powersports enthusiast he decided to sell what he loves! When he is not working you can find him riding his Blue 2017 FLHXS.

507-345-0468
rlarson@drvhd.com

Levi Pitney

Parts Manager

Levi Pitney

Levi started in the Harley-Davidson business in 2011. He quickly acquired a vast knowledge of parts, service, and generally what makes your bike go from stock to awesome. Levi enjoys spending time with his new friends in the Mankato community, as well as his dog Marley. Levi plans to put a lot of miles on a new Breakout 114 this summer!

507-345-6077
lpitney@drvhd.com

AJ Twedt

Parts Consultant

AJ Twedt

AJ has been working in the auto parts industry for the last ten years. He's been with the Harley-Davidson brand since 2017. He likes to spend time with friends and family and also ride his 2017 Fat Bob. When he isn't out on his bike he tends to work on his 4 wheeler in the garage and go for walks with his dog Apallo.

507-345-6077
atwedt@drvhd.com

Dave Nelson

Parts Consultant

Dave Nelson

Dave has been in the automotive and powersports industry the majority of his career. From parts to technician, he’s covered it all and enjoys helping customers. Dave has been with Harley-Davidson since 2017. Dave enjoys riding his custom bikes, spending time with his family and friends.

507-345-6077

Nichole Nissen

General Merchandise Manager

Nichole Nissen

Nichole has worked for Harley-Davidson since February of 2017. She brings with her 15 years of retail management experience. Nichole enjoys being outdoors and spending time with family. She is excited to get her very own Harley-Davidson motorcycle in the near future!

507-345-6077
nnissen@drvhd.com

Emily Gleisner

MotorClothes Associate

Emily Gleisner

Emily started in the Harley-Davidson business in 1999. She has a vast knowledge of MotorClothes! She has been riding for 19 years, currently on her custom Fat Boy. She enjoys being outdoors, spending with friends and family, especially if it involves traveling to her home sate of Wisconsin!

507-345-6077

Anthony Helmer

Master Technician

Anthony Helmer

Anthony graduated from MMI in Phoenix, AZ in 2007, taking the early and late model courses including V-Rod and Buell. He has over ten years of experience working in Harley-Davidson dealerships, lastly earning his Master Tech. He owns a 2004 XL 883 with engine mods. When not wrenching on bikes at the dealership, he enjoys spending time with his family outdoors camping, fishing and hunting.

507-345-6077
ahelmer@drvhd.com

Rock Johnson

Service Technician

Rock Johnson

Rock grew up on a farm in Western, MN and graduated from Mankato State University. He started off as a heavy equipment operator working in the Mankato area. Then moving near Boyd, MN he started a trucking business with his older brother and nephew hauling livestock, while at the same time opened his own motorcycle shop. In 1999 he moved back to the Mankato area and has been working in this same location ever since! When he is not working he is riding his 2014 Street Glide or his ’87 Softail Custom

507-345-6077

Shawn Ward

Service Technician

Shawn Ward

Shawn has been a Technician in the Powersports Industry for 15 years, 6 of those years for Harley-Davidson. Shawn enjoys spending time with his family, and riding his 2009 Fat Bob.

507-345-6077

Peter Lundgren

Peter Lundgren

Peter has been working on motorcycles since his dad built him a mini-bike when he was 8. He grew up sitting on the tank of his Dad’s custom chopped Ironhead Sportster with his leg laying over the air cleaner and hands holding onto the gas cap. Peter enjoys riding and working on motorcycles and vintage Italian scooters in his free time.

507-345-6077

Chris Mayo

Porter

Chris Mayo

Chris graduated from Mankato West in 1999. He comes to us with extensive experience In the machining and manufacturing industry. Each day he brings his enthusiasm for one-off designs and artistic flair to work with him. He has been a rider for over 15 years. When not working he enjoys spending time with his kids and creating performance art pieces for local musical artists and dance groups.

507-345-6077


At times we are on the look out for individuals to join us who share our passion and commitment. If this is you and you are interested in working with us, please get in touch