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Who We Are


The Taco Bell Foundation helps young people explore their career passions – with scholarships, experiences and community support.


The Taco Bell Foundation
…builds self-confidence in passionate young adults.
…feeds the passions of as many as possible by creating and promoting content that inspires.
…humbly takes on educational challenges that require leadership.


Taco Bell Foundation Board
Taco Bell Foundation Board of Directors
  • Neil Borkan
    NJB Operations, Inc.
  • Frank Tucker
    Vice Chairman
    Taco Bell Corp.
  • James Cascone
    Deloitte & Touche LLP
  • Leigh Anne Tuohy
    RGT Foods, Inc.
  • David + Kathleen Grieve
    A&C Ventures, Inc.
  • Imaan Ferdowsi
    American Hospitality Group
  • Marjorie Perlman
    Tacala Companies
  • Mark King
    Taco Bell Corp.
  • Rob Alvarado
    Albor Restaurant Group
  • Steve Plank
    Taco Bell Corp.
  • Todd Bisbocci
Our Team
Our Team
  • Tina Nguyen
    Executive Director
  • Jennifer Bradbury
    Director, Business Development and Marketing
  • Lacey Gaitan
    Associate Manager, Marketing and Communications
  • Marchela Iahdjian
    Associate Manager, Programs and Partnerships
  • Belinda Lam
    Associate Manager, Finance
  • Cari Anderson
    Accountant, Finance
  • Taryn McNamara
    Associate Analyst, Finance
  • Shannon Tweed
    Associate Analyst, Marketing and Social Media
  • Marissa Lara
    Coordinator, Programs and Partnerships
  • Orly Shapiro
    Specialist, Programs and Partnerships