The Team

Paul Bernabei

Co-Owner/Co-Founder/Senior Facilitator/Author

Paul Bernabei directs Top 20 Training and has been leading the initiative to transform American education and bring Top 20 to schools around the world.

Willow Sweeney

Co-Owner/Co-Founder/Senior Facilitator/Author

Willow Sweeney is a co-founder of Top 20 Training that provides training and materials to empower leaders, teachers, parents and students to develop their potential.

Tom Cody

Co-Owner/Co-Founder/Senior Facilitator/Author

Tom Cody, a co-founder of Top 20 Training, shares his unique witticisms, insights and wisdom gathered from 40 years in the classroom.

Kevin Brennan

Co-Owner/Senior Facilitator/Author/Director

Kevin Brennan is co-owner of Top 20 Training. He has the innate ability to connect and build trusting relationships with all audiences. His focus is on human development through social-emotional learning.

We have trained over 1,000,000 teachers, parents, coaches, professionals and students.

Other Team Members

Mike Nead

Mike supports the marketing efforts and business development for Top 20 Training. He has spent the past 29 years working in sales, marketing, video production and training. After producing Top 20’s first marketing video, Mike was inspired to spread the word and help other people develop their potential. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and received his Master of Business Communication from the University of St. Thomas. Mike, his wife Stephanie and their two children live in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Gina Brennan

Gina has been Office Manager for Top 20 Training since 2012. Beginning her career as Marketing Director at a quality management training company, Gina soon moved into an office management role. She began working for other small businesses providing both marketing and management support. Gina received her Bachelor’s Degree from North Dakota State University, and lives in St. Paul with her husband and four children.