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.

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • Lessons From Higher Ed: The Role of Character in College Admission [Ep.78]

    Lessons From Higher Ed: The Role of Character in College Admission [Ep.78]

    A conversation with Trisha Anderson and Brennan Barnard.

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  • Live from AC20: a conversation with Homa Tavangar and Will Richardson [Ep.77]

    Live from AC20: a conversation with Homa Tavangar and Will Richardson [Ep.77]

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  • How Enrollment Leaders Can Think Like Rocket Scientists [Ep.76]

    How Enrollment Leaders Can Think Like Rocket Scientists [Ep.76]

    A conversation with Ozan Varol

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  • Who Gets In and Why: A Year Inside College Admissions [Ep.75]

    Who Gets In and Why: A Year Inside College Admissions [Ep.75]

    A conversation with Jeff Selingo

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  • Fall Reopening: A Multi-Layered Approach at Avenues: The World School [Ep.74] [Sept 3]

    Fall Reopening: A Multi-Layered Approach at Avenues: The World School [Ep.74] [Sept 3]

    A conversation with Matt Lai and Dave Buckwald.

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  • Fall Reopening: An All Remote Approach at Stoneleigh-Burnham School [Ep.73] [August 21]

    Fall Reopening: An All Remote Approach at Stoneleigh-Burnham School [Ep.73] [August 21]

    A conversation with Kristen Mariotti.

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  • Fall Reopening: A Hybrid Approach at Tampa Prep [Ep.72] [August 17]

    Fall Reopening: A Hybrid Approach at Tampa Prep [Ep.72] [August 17]

    A conversation with Kevin Plummer.

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  • Bennett Labs: Innovation with Intent to Share [Ep.71] [August 13]

    Bennett Labs: Innovation with Intent to Share [Ep.71] [August 13]

    A conversation with Dr. Kelly Page.

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  • Fall Reopening: An In-Person Approach at Randolph-Macon Academy [Ep.70] [July 29]

    Fall Reopening: An In-Person Approach at Randolph-Macon Academy [Ep.70] [July 29]

    A conversation with David C. Wesley, USAF, Retired.

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  • The Governor Declared Schools Will Be Online in the Fall… Now What? [Ep.69] [July 23]

    The Governor Declared Schools Will Be Online in the Fall… Now What? [Ep.69] [July 23]

    A conversation with Mark McKee and Laurel Baker Tew

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  • Whittle GO! How One School Launched an Online Program [Ep.68] [July 10]

    Whittle GO! How One School Launched an Online Program [Ep.68] [July 10]

    A conversation with Dr. Susan Emery.

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  • Hungry, Humble & Nimble [Ep.67] [June 29]

    Hungry, Humble & Nimble [Ep.67] [June 29]

    A conversation with Anne-Marie Kee

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  • Lessons From the Front Lines: From School Business Office to Long Term Care [Ep.66] [June 26]

    Lessons From the Front Lines: From School Business Office to Long Term Care [Ep.66] [June 26]

    A conversation with Melissa Orth.

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  • Boarding School Enrollment Check In: We Go to our Values [Ep.64] [June 18]

    Boarding School Enrollment Check In: We Go to our Values [Ep.64] [June 18]

    A conversation with John Barrengos.

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  • Does Admission Have a Strategy Problem or a Tactics Problem [Ep.65]

    Does Admission Have a Strategy Problem or a Tactics Problem [Ep.65]

    A conversation with Professor Nathan Grawe.

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  • Introducing the Heads Podcast [Ep.63]

    Introducing the Heads Podcast [Ep.63]

    A conversation with Peter & Hans.

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