Manna Board


 Andrew Protain '08 (Board Chair) Manna-board-102

Andrew is a User Experience Research Manager at where he manages initiatives to gather user feedback and understand user behavior. He graduated from Princeton in 2008 with a B.A. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and minors in Neuroscience and Japanese Language and Culture. Andrew lives in Brooklyn, NY where he serves as a deacon and small group leader at Redeemer Presbyterian Church. In his spare time he enjoys running, traveling and going to retreats.

Ted Jeon '07Manna-board-201

Ted is an investment professional at Kohlberg & Company, a private equity firm based in Mount Kisco, NY. Prior to joining Kohlberg, Ted spent two years at Goldman Sachs in the investment banking division. During his undergraduate years at Princeton, Ted was an active member of Manna, serving as a worship leader and small group leader. Ted graduated from Princeton in 2007 with an A.B. in Politics. He currently lives in New York City with his wife (Christine) and serves as a community group leader at Redeemer Presbyterian Church.

John Montague Manna-board-207

John is an attorney at an international law firm in Washington, DC, where his practice focuses on representing nonprofit organizations. From 2003 through 2007, while living and working in Princeton, John served as a volunteer staff member with Manna, leading small groups and helping start Revisions. John continued to be involved in campus ministry during law school, helping undergraduate students start To An Unknown God: A Journal of Christian Thought at Berkeley and co-leading Veritas Graduate Christian Fellowship. John received his B.A. from the University of Virginia and his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. He lives in DC with his wife, Mari, and two sons, and attends The District Church, where he serves as a small group leader.

 Michelle Baik '09Manna-board-203

Michelle graduated from Princeton in 2009 with undergraduate degrees in History and Urban Studies. During her time on campus, she served as a small group leader and guardian of Manna traditions, such as reading period Frist rooms and senior Spelman rooms. She is currently based in San Francisco, serving on the worship team at Radiance Christian Church and working as Product Marketing Manager at Google. 

Irene Lo '13Manna-board-202

Irene is currently a Ph.D. student in Operations Research at Columbia University, where she studies how to design school choice mechanisms and other non-monetary markets in order to ensure that societal preferences are learned and goods and services distributed well in the absence of monetary incentives. She attends Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, where she serves on the worship team and as a Sunday school teacher. Irene was an active member of Manna Christian Fellowship during her time at Princeton, and served first as webmaster, and then as a small group leader for two years. Irene graduated from Princeton in 2013 with an A.B. in pure mathematics.

Will Harrel '13Manna-board-204

Will is currently a Strategist at Goldman Sachs, having been there since graduating Princeton in 2013. While at Princeton, Will studied ORFE and was in Manna Christian Fellowship all four years, serving as hospitality chair and a Sophomore Small Group Leader. Since graduating, Will has been an active member of the Princeton alumni community, having been a P-Rade Marshal and a member of the Princetoniana Committee.

Laura ChoiManna-board-210

Laura has been involved in campus and church ministries in the Northeastern United States and in England. She finds joy in mentoring, hearing personal stories, and praying with anyone open to seeing Christ. From 2004-2009, she was a volunteer staff member with Manna and served with the junior and senior classes at Princeton. Professionally, Laura oversaw public and investor relations at Medarex, which pioneered the new field of immuno-oncology before its acquisition by Bristol-Myers Squibb. She retired from industry to pursue her most challenging and most promising venture, raising and homeschooling her children. Laura attended Wellesley College and graduated with a B.A. in Biology and in Medieval/Renaissance Studies (with a focus on the history of science and medicine). Laura lives near New Haven, Connecticut with her husband and two children.

Jin Lee '05

Sumin Lee '09


Sumin currently works in Security at Oportun, a fintech company that provides affordable loans that help people with little or no credit history establish credit and build a better future. She lives in the Bay Area and serves as a small group leader and on the hospitality team at Radiance San Francisco. During her time at Manna Christian Fellowship, Sumin served as webmaster and small group leader, and also ate far too many late night snacks during her time at Manna Christian Fellowship. Sumin graduated from Princeton in 2009 with an A.B. in East Asian Studies.

Andrew Min '15


Andrew is a management consultant in McKinsey & Company’s New York Office, where he leads teams on strategy, governance, talent, and M&A projects. While at Princeton, Andrew served as a Manna small group leader all three years, first in the inaugural Open Small Group, then as a Sophomore Small Group Leader and Freshman Small Group Leader. He was also president of the Princeton Debate Panel (representing Princeton at the 2014 world championship), and majored in the Woodrow Wilson School. Outside of work, Andrew enjoys backpacking in the Adirondacks, running half-marathons, listening to Bruce Springsteen, watching his beloved Yankees and Jets, and stealing Manna’s best practices for his home church, Church of the City, where he is – of course! – a small group leader.