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.
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.
Bongil (Bon) Lee
Bongil (Bon) LeeOperations Manager
Bon received a Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science and Technology from Oregon State University and has attended additional courses through the American Institute of Baking and the American Association of Cereal Chemists. He is also an active member of the International Association of Operative Millers. Bon speaks fluent Japanese and limited Korean.
Liman Liu
Liman LiuAsst Operations 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.
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.
Andrew Mense
Andrew MenseFood Scientist
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 attended Clark College where she received her Associate’s Degree in Biology. She transferred to Washington State University, Vancouver where she completed her Bachelor of Science degree in General Biology.
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.
Andrew Choi
Andrew ChoiSeasonal Laboratory Assistant
Andrew attended Oregon State University (OSU) where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science and Technology. While attending OSU, he worked as an assistant in a cereal science laboratory which made him a great candidate for the position at WMC. Andrew joined the WMC in July of 2023 as a Seasonal Laboratory Assistant for the crop quality season. He has a passion for R&D within the food industry and is an advocate for whole grain consumption. Andrew is able to speak conversational Korean.

After 25 years of service at Wheat Marketing Center, Bon Lee is retiring at the end of October.

After 25 years of service at Wheat Marketing Center, Bon Lee is retiring at the end of October. Please join us in recognizing all that Bon has done for the wheat industry and visit the Bon Lee Retirement dedication page located on the Wheat Marketing Center website and submit a retirement message, video and/or photo.
Submission deadline is Friday, October 20, 2023.