Top Gear Performance

Branden Balistreri

Owner & Lead Performance Builder

Branden is the founding entrepreneur of Top Gear Performance.  He is the lead designer and builder for all performance and stock transmission builds.  He customizes his work to get the results that each client is looking for. 
Branden has been rebuilding transmissions for over 10 years and working in the automotive repair industry since his early teenage years, working at a family business.
When Branden isn’t working hard to get our customers’ vehicles performing and looking their best, you will likely find him deer hunting, snowmobiling, or out on the water, boating.

Stacey Balistreri


Stacey is the CEO of Top Gear Performance and has been with the company since it started when she opened it with her husband, Branden. 
Stacey received her undergraduate degree in Business Management from the University of Wisconsin-Stout in 2010 and MBA from the University of Wisconsin- Whitewater in 2011. She will graduate in May 2018 with a Master’s of Science in Finance from Georgetown University. 
Stacey is involved in many non-profit endeavors including Heart of the Father Ministries, where she continues to serve as the Treasurer.  She also serves on the RMA Wisconsin Chapter Board as the Education Committee Chair.

Nate Dunn


Nate has been with Top Gear Performance since inception.  He is the lead installer for transmissions and transfer cases and has a knack for making vehicles in the shop for repairs look cleaner and newer than they have in years.
Outside of his passion for working on trucks, Nate enjoys hunting, fishing, and snowmobiling.

Heidi Farber

Office Manager

Heidi has been working with Top Gear Performance since the beginning.  She helps keep the office running smoothly.  You won’t see her working on any vehicles, but you might catch her out on deliveries from time to time.
Heidi received her undergraduate degree from the University of Wisconsin- Whitewater in 2015.
In her free time, Heidi loves cheering on the Packers (Go Pack Go!), tailgating for sporting events & concerts, and spending time on the lake in the summer.

John Denny

TGP Pulling Team Driver

John joined the Top Gear Performance truck pulling team in 2017. He pulls with a 2006 F-250 6.0L.  His best pull of the season was at the Ozaukee County Fair, pulling 388 feet in the Diesel Outlaw Class.


World's Cutest Mascot

Mac joined the Top Gear Performance Team in August 2017 as our official mascot.  You will find him in the pits at most truck pulls.  
When he's not napping, Mac loves treats, squeaky toys, and getting his belly rubbed.

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