Lora was president of Taco Bell International from 2013 until her retirement earlier in 2018. She spent 31 years with Taco Bell, previously serving in various positions, including global chief financial and development officer, and CFO. She currently serves on the board of KB Home and MGIC Investment Corp. Melissa Lora was the Chief Financial Officer of Taco Bell Corp., a position that she held since 2001. Ms. Lora joined Taco Bell Corp. in 1987 and has held various positions throughout the company, most recently acting as Regional Vice President and General Manager from 1998 to 2000 for Taco Bell's operations throughout the Northeastern United States. Ms. Lora joined the Board in 2004.