Primrose leads a team of Rural Development staff located in every state to improve the quality of life in rural communities through water infrastructure.
Primrose has served as USDA Rural Development Chief Operating Officer since 2012. In addition to managing Rural Development operations, Primrose led the agency’s disaster relief and recovery effort during the 2017 hurricane and wildfire season. Prior to joining USDA, Primrose managed large-scale programs as the National Director for the Office of Job Corps at the U.S. Department of Labor. She oversaw the facility infrastructure of more than 100 Job Corps centers in communities nationwide.