Peter Baron and Hans Mundahl

Peter Baron is EMA's chief member relations officer, responsible for the creation and oversight of our external programs as well as our membership promise. He oversees marketing and communications, member recruitment and retention, and outreach functions, as well as leadership training programs, research, and other related strategic initiatives. With a career spent in product development, sales, relationship development, and marketing, Peter's success has been built on listening to schools' and families' needs. Hans Mundahl is EMA's director of professional development and has been an educator since 1995, when he first stepped into the classroom as a Fulbright exchange teacher in the former East Germany. Since then, Hans has taught in a variety of settings, including as an Outward Bound instructor, classroom teacher, house parent, and in higher ed. Hans has served in just about every role possible in an independent school including as an admission officer, program leader, trustee, and head of school.

  • Five Steps to Promote Racial Equity in the Workplace [Ep.98]

    Five Steps to Promote Racial Equity in the Workplace [Ep.98]

    A conversation with Dr. Robert Livingston

    Listen Now
  • Marketing in an Unscripted World [Ep. 97]

    Marketing in an Unscripted World [Ep. 97]

    A conversation with Sam Birdsong.

    Listen Now
  • Using Your Brand Voice to Speak with Transparency & Trust [Ep.96]

    Using Your Brand Voice to Speak with Transparency & Trust [Ep.96]

    A conversation with Risa Engel.

    Listen Now
  • Addressing Impossible Questions [Ep.95]

    Addressing Impossible Questions [Ep.95]

    Listen Now
  • Managing Change in Independent Schools [Ep.94]

    Managing Change in Independent Schools [Ep.94]

    A Conversation with Dr. Mary Halpin Carter and Tom Olverson

    Listen Now
  • What is Your Recipe for Retention? [Ep.93]

    What is Your Recipe for Retention? [Ep.93]

    A conversation with Brandi Eppolito.

    Listen Now
  • Let's Redesign the External Functions of the School [Ep.92]

    Let's Redesign the External Functions of the School [Ep.92]

    A conversation with Jennifer Hillen and Ann Snyder

    Listen Now
  • Exclusivity and Access in Higher Education [Ep.91]

    Exclusivity and Access in Higher Education [Ep.91]

    A conversation with Jeff Selingo.

    Listen Now
  • The Ride to Independent Schools 2020-2021 [Ep.90]

    The Ride to Independent Schools 2020-2021 [Ep.90]

    A conversation with Chuck English

    Listen Now
  • The Biggest Problems to Solve [Ep.89]

    The Biggest Problems to Solve [Ep.89]

    A conversation with John Gulla and Grant Lichtman.

    Listen Now
  • Six More Predictions for 2021 [Ep.88]

    Six More Predictions for 2021 [Ep.88]

    A conversation with Susan Emery, Suzanne Walker Buck, Nicole Oakes, Tim Fish, Kelly Page, and David Willows.

    Listen Now
  • Six Predictions for 2021 [Ep.87]

    Six Predictions for 2021 [Ep.87]

    Listen Now
  • Thoughtful, Agile & Intentional: Independent Schools and COVID-19 [Ep.86]

    Thoughtful, Agile & Intentional: Independent Schools and COVID-19 [Ep.86]

    A conversation with John Katzman.

    Listen Now
  • Is Constrained Optimization the Future of Admissions? [Ep.85]

    Is Constrained Optimization the Future of Admissions? [Ep.85]

    A conversation with Dr. Rebecca Zwick.

    Listen Now
  • Reimagined From the Ground Up: Northfield Mount Hermon's Lab Program [Ep.84]

    Reimagined From the Ground Up: Northfield Mount Hermon's Lab Program [Ep.84]

    A conversation with Brian Hargrove and Grant Gonzalez.

    Listen Now
  • Anti-Racism Best Practices for Independent Schools [Ep.83]

    Anti-Racism Best Practices for Independent Schools [Ep.83]

    A conversation with Dr. Derrick Gay.

    Listen Now
  • We’re All In This Together: How one group of enrollment leaders is working together to better serve families [Ep.82]

    We’re All In This Together: How one group of enrollment leaders is working together to better serve families [Ep.82]

    A conversation with Julie Wadland.

    Listen Now
  • Re-inventing the International Student Program at Oaks Christian School [Ep.81]

    Re-inventing the International Student Program at Oaks Christian School [Ep.81]

    A conversation with Nicole Oakes.

    Listen Now
  • Stop Strategic Planning & Start ‘Strategic Do-ing’: How Baylor School Opened a COVID-19 Testing Lab [Ep.80]

    Stop Strategic Planning & Start ‘Strategic Do-ing’: How Baylor School Opened a COVID-19 Testing Lab [Ep.80]

    A conversation with Dallas Joseph.

    Listen Now
  • Redefining the Independent School Business Model at Providence Country Day School [Ep.79]

    Redefining the Independent School Business Model at Providence Country Day School [Ep.79]

    A conversation with Kevin Folan.

    Listen Now
  • loading
    Loading More...