Lora H. Muchmore

Director, Business Integration, Office of Secretary of Defense

Ms. Lora H. Muchmore is the Director of the Business Integration Office (BIO) in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller). In this role, she supports the Comptroller’s vision of achieving a DoD financial management environment that is standard, simplified, affordable, auditable and secure. She has over twenty years of experience in leading organizational change by defining and implementing more efficient and cost effective policies, processes, workforces and information technology. Prior to joining BIO, Ms. Muchmore worked for four and a half years as a Director in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ (PwC) National Security Practice. In this role, Ms. Muchmore took a leadership role supporting the Naval District Washington’s Smart Grid Pilot business process reengineering effort and strategy development as well as the Department of Defense (DoD) Chief Information Officer’s Software Asset Management strategy. 

Before joining PwC, Ms. Muchmore worked for the Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (Installations & Environment) as the Director of Business Enterprise Integration. She was promoted to the Senior Executive Service in 2006. She has successfully led Office of Management and Budget working groups to facilitate and implement Federal-wide standard processes and technology standards for managing the Federal real property footprint. She has led six business process reengineering (BPR) efforts that have been implemented in the DoD. Ms. Muchmore received the Federal Real Property Association’s Most Outstanding Person in the Field of Federal Real Property award for her accomplishments at the Federal and DoD levels. She received the REALCOM Commercial Real Estate Digital Innovation Award for positively impacting the real estate industry through the use of technology, automation and innovation and the Federal 100 – Top Executives in the Federal IT Field by Federal Computer Week for her leadership supporting transformation in the Department of Defense by the use of enterprise architecture. 

Ms. Muchmore holds of Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) and a Master of Arts from George Mason University where she graduated with highest distinction. She has attended executive education courses at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Naval Post Graduate School.