Bill Becker

MBA Emporia State

Before joining MK Minerals, Bill’s career included 9 years as CEO of Lifeline Foods, a food processing company in the cereal and snack industry, government relations work for Farmland Industries, a federated cooperative, marketing director for AgraMarke, an international grain trading company and President of Firm Insight, a business consulting company for small to mid-sized firms in the mid-west. Bill is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma and has an MBA from Emporia State College. He and his wife Mary have four adult children and eight grandchildren.

Jason Laipple

General Manager
B.S. Feed Science K-State

Prior to coming to Transport 360, he held positions of Plant Manager, Assistant Plant Manager, Quality Assurance Manager, and Production Scheduler with some of the top Pet Food and Feed Manufacturing companies in the country. He has a combined 23 years of experience in the Ag related manufacturing and distribution industry. He was raised on a row crop farm in Northeast Kansas that incorporated a cow-calf herd into the mix. This hands-on production Ag experience coupled with the industry experience he has gained over the years gives him a good knowledge of what the industry needs are.