A graduate of the Buckley School in New York and the Hotchkiss School in Lakeville, CT, Peter went on to earn his B.A. in history from Yale University and his MALS from Wesleyan University. He returned to Hotchkiss in 1985, where he served as a history teacher, dormitory head, coach, and eventually Director of College Counseling and Dean of Admission & Financial Aid. From 2000-2014, Peter was the Head of Tower School in Marblehead, MA.
Peter is a member of the Elementary School Heads Association and the Country Day School Headmasters' Association. He is also a Trustee of St. Joseph's Episcopal School in Boynton Beach, FL.