Meet the Team

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Jason Drewelow


Jason Drewelow is the leader of Primus Dental. He is also the author of Making the Right Impression: The Definitive Guide to Renovating, Expanding, or Building Your Perfect Dental Practice, and speaks across the country to dentists regarding dental office projects. Over the past fifteen years, Jason has served as a strategic advisor to hundreds of doctors in a variety of situations—from practice start-ups to large group practices with multiple locations. He helps doctors establish a vision for their business, strategies for their facilities, and implement the best strategy for their specific situation. Jason’s background in real estate development makes him an asset to doctors considering any type of dental office project. Jason enjoys hiking, trying new restaurants, snowboarding, and travel. He has two teenage sons and two dogs, Sadie and Wrigley. He also loves watching the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Chicago Cubs.

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Andy Headding


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Katie Korogi

Project Advisor

Katie is a Project Advisor at Primus and works with clients in the Minnesota, Wisconsin and North Dakota territories. She has over 23 years of experience in the design and construction industry and has worked with hundreds of dental and dental specialty clients, helping them achieve the office of their dreams. Katie enjoys watching her Minnesota Sports teams throughout the year but she especially enjoys spending time with her friends and family, watching her daughter as she participates in basketball, volleyball and other extra-curricular activities.

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Thad Harker

Project Advisor

Thad is the Project Advisor for Primus Dental in Kansas, Nebraska, Northern Missouri and Iowa. His 20 years in business to business, bio-medical, and construction consulting provide him a great launching point to his career in serving his dental clients and the dental industry. He is passionate about helping his clients achieve the office of their dreams and a space that allows them to maximize their time and reach their individual goals and objectives. In his non-working hours, Thad enjoys family time with his wife, Kerstin, and their children and recharging his batteries fly fishing, pheasant hunting or coaching where he can.

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Ross Niekamp

Project Advisor

Ross joins the Primus team as a Project Advisor covering the Ohio and Indiana markets. He previously worked for a national healthcare specific lender for 6 years covering several states across the Midwest, helping doctors with customized solutions to financing construction projects. Ross brings an expertise in financing that compliments his understanding of the industry and the needs of a dental practice. Ross resides in Columbus, Ohio with his wife Cassi and son Graham and enjoys staying active, spending quality time with friends and family, and following his favorite sports teams in the area.

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Christopher Wand

Head of Design

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KC Dietz

Lead Architectural Designer

KC is the Lead Designer for Primus Dental. KC has over 20 years of dental office design experience, and has developed over 2,000 different dental plans in his career. His vast knowledge of dental and dental specialty offices, combined with the number of offices he’s designed, give KC a design resume few in the industry can match. KC’s design style is varied, having successfully designed dozens of both traditional and modern offices. In his free time KC enjoys biking, hiking, and camping, and is a fan of Formula 1 racing.

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Rich Moritz

Architectural Designer

Rich is one of the Architectural Designers for Primus Dental. Rich has over 30 years of design experience beginning in high end residential and moving into commercial and dental projects of all sizes. The depth of his project experience is asset when it comes to remodeling projects and the unique challenges they provide. Rich is at the forefront of 3D modeling and VR assisted design. In his free time Rich enjoys beekeeping and volunteering as a Big Brother.

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Mitchell Niekamp

Project Manager

Mitchell is a project manager in the Ohio and Indiana Market. His interest in construction began in high school when he started working summers building houses and replacing roofs. Mitchell has over 7 years construction experience with a commercial construction group as both a superintendent and project manager building hotels, multi family, and condo buildings in the greater Columbus Ohio area. Mitchell has degree’s in both Applied Management and Construction Management which he puts to use in his project manager role. Mitchell currently resides in Hilliard, Ohio with his wife Janel, daughter Brynn, and son Harrison. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife and kids, playing golf with friends, and watching/following his favorite sports teams.

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Drew Hartley

Project Manager

Drew Hartley joins Primus as a Project Manager covering Nebraska, Southwest Iowa and areas of South Dakota. He graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2010 with a business degree. Shortly after graduation he was given an opportunity to get into the construction industry. He has now been in the construction field for 7 years, which started in commercial and residential concrete. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 year old son. Drew is an avid sports fan and enjoys attending Cornhusker athletic events as much as possible.