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Biden Hires for EBSA Post, Names Ex-DNC Official to DOL Gig (1)

Jan. 25, 2021, 9:51 PM; Updated: Jan. 25, 2021, 11:54 PM

Mary Beech, a member of the Biden transition’s agency review team for the U.S. Labor Department, has been appointed chief of staff to the Employee Benefits Security Administration, the subagency’s first known political hire under the new administration.

In another Labor Department hire, former Democratic National Committee official Rachana Desai Martin has been selected as interim political leader of the DOL’s administration and management office.

Both hires were listed in an email Acting Labor Secretary Al Stewart sent to DOL employees Monday that was obtained by Bloomberg Law.

Until November, Beech was a strategic planning consultant at Northeastern University in...

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