Wheat Marketing Center Staff

To view the full individual Wheat Marketing Center staff biographies, please click on the individual staff photo below.

Mike Moran
Mike MoranExecutive Director
Mike holds a Bachelor’s degree in community development from Portland State University, and continues to pursue strategies to increase sustainability in agriculture and the support the Quality of U.S. farmers.
Brent Haugen
Brent HaugenOffice Administrator
Brent has a Business Administration degree from Ridgewater College and a B.Sc. in Marketing Management from Concordia University, Saint Paul. Haugen brings 30+ years of office administration and marketing experience to his position.
Jayne Bock, PhD
Jayne Bock, PhDTechnical Director
Jayne earned a B.Sc. in Feed Science & Management and a M.Sc. in Food Science at Kansas State University before completing her Ph.D. in Food Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She speaks limited German and is refreshing her Spanish.
Liman Liu
Liman LiuOperations & Proprietary Projects Manager
Liman earned her Master’s degree in Food Science from Kansas State University. She also completed the AIB baking science program. Liman speaks fluent Mandarin.
Andrew Mense
Andrew MenseFood Scientist & Public Projects Manager
Andrew earned a B.Sc. in Milling Science and Management, a M.Sc. in Grain Science, and Ph.D. in Grain Science with an emphasis in cereal chemistry at Kansas State University.
Autumn Sicard
Autumn SicardLaboratory Technician
Autumn earned her Associate’s in Biology at Clark College and finished her Bachelor’s in Biology at Washington State University, Vancouver and is working towards her Master’s in Food Science at Kansas State University.
Andrew Choi
Andrew ChoiLaboratory Technician
Andrew attended Oregon State University (OSU) where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science and Technology. Andrew is able to speak conversational Korean.
Kin Wong
Kin WongLaboratory Assistant
Kin attended Mount Hood Community College and graduated with an Associate’s Degree in Food Science with certification in Cannery Food Processing. He then attended Portland State University and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. Kin speaks Cantonese, Mandarin and Vietnamese fluently. He also speaks limited Korean and Spanish.
Saksen Hathaway
Saksen HathawaySeasonal Laboratory Assistant
Saksen joined the team in June as a seasonal laboratory assistant for the 2024 Crop Quality season.

Saksen earned her Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is working towards a career in food and agricultural sustainability.

Saksen speaks limited Spanish.

After 25 years of service at Wheat Marketing Center, Bon Lee retired at the end of October 2023. It is hard to convey our gratitude for his profound contributions to Wheat Marketing Center and the entire wheat industry over the past 25 years. The staff and board offer best wishes on a happy retirement.