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.

  • 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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  • Make Better Use of Your Enrollment Data [Ep.62]

    Make Better Use of Your Enrollment Data [Ep.62]

    A conversation with Lisa Pullman.

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  • To Lower Tuition or Not To Lower Tuition? [Ep.61] [May 28]

    To Lower Tuition or Not To Lower Tuition? [Ep.61] [May 28]

    A conversation with Jay Rainey.

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  • Stimulate the Base: Bucking K-8 enrollment headwinds [Ep.60]

    Stimulate the Base: Bucking K-8 enrollment headwinds [Ep.60]

    A conversation with Amy Jolly.

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  • Colleges plan the fall: on campus, online, or hybrid? [Ep.59] [May 19]

    Colleges plan the fall: on campus, online, or hybrid? [Ep.59] [May 19]

    A conversation with Jeff Selingo

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  • Paul LeBlanc from Southern New Hampshire University [Ep.58] [May 8]

    Paul LeBlanc from Southern New Hampshire University [Ep.58] [May 8]

    Redefining and Reimagining Campus-Based Learning

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  • From Enrollment Leader to Head of School [Ep.57]

    From Enrollment Leader to Head of School [Ep.57]

    A conversation with Jason Warnick

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  • The Power of Serving Others [Ep.56] [May 1]

    The Power of Serving Others [Ep.56] [May 1]

    A conversation with Jason Kreutner.

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  • Reconsidering your tuition for the fall? [Ep.55] [April 27]

    Reconsidering your tuition for the fall? [Ep.55] [April 27]

    A conversation with Tom Sheppard

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  • Beyond the College List: Value, Parents & Independent School Enrollment [Ep.54]

    Beyond the College List: Value, Parents & Independent School Enrollment [Ep.54]

    A conversation with Leigh Moore

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  • Steps to Financial Sustainability in a Time of COVID-19 [Ep.53] [April 20]

    Steps to Financial Sustainability in a Time of COVID-19 [Ep.53] [April 20]

    A conversation with Ari Betof

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  • Learning How to Pivot [Ep.52] [April 3]

    Learning How to Pivot [Ep.52] [April 3]

    A conversation with Dr. Greg Martin.

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  • Ensure Enrollment in the Fall by Thriving Today [Ep.51] [March 31]

    Ensure Enrollment in the Fall by Thriving Today [Ep.51] [March 31]

    A conversation with Ian Symmonds

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