Jeffery Primos

Assistant Dean of Business Affairs and Strategic Development

Room 449

School of Dentistry

Phone: 816-235-2018


Jeffrey L. Primos currently serves as the UMKC School of Dentistry’s Director of Business Administration. He is responsible for overseeing the financial operations, and facilities of the School. Prior to the School of Dentistry, Jeff had an eleven-year career with Sprint and for his last two years with the company was selected into Sprint’s Financial Management Development Program (FMDP) which is an exclusive training program for future leaders.  While at Sprint, Jeff won a 2004 annual Sprint Excellence award, a 2002 quarterly Sprint Excellence award and was recognized with multiple awards for his leadership over the years with Sprint’s employee resource groups promoting diversity.

Jeff received his MBA from Webster University and is a proud graduate of Grambling State University. He was selected for the President’s Academic Leadership Program completed in 2013. He is the past Chair of the ADEA Section on Business and Financial Administration, and Chair of the School of Dentistry Diversity Taskforce. He is the current treasurer for the Black & Roo Faculty and staff association, treasurer of the Health Science and Inclusion council.

Jeff is very active in the community being a member of the Beta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. and serves as a board member for several community organizations.