Peter serves The Finney Search Group as a consultant, after a 15-year career in independent schools, the last ten of which he held senior leadership positions. Peter has been a math teacher, baseball and football coach, upper school dean of students, head of upper school, and assistant head of school for special projects. He has a deep appreciation for the Teacher-Coach Model.
Peter began his teaching career as a teaching fellow at a boarding school in the northeast, and his career has included day schools on both coasts. Peter’s desire to become an independent school leader was inspired by longtime Gilman School Headmaster, Reddy Finney.
A native of Baltimore, Peter graduated from Yale University, where he played baseball, and Duke University School of Law. Prior to college, Peter attended Gilman School for 12 years, where he played baseball and football.