Biography

Mabel Capolongo has been the Director of the Office of Enforcement, Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) since November 2011.  The Office of Enforcement promotes the protection of pension and welfare benefits under ERISA by ensuring a strong and effective national and field office enforcement program through (1) policy formulation; (2) project identification and program planning; (3) guidance development and implementation; (4) field liaison; (5) field and project evaluation; and (6) Investigations to detect and correct violations of Title I or ERISA and related criminal laws that are conducted by the investigative staff in EBSA’s field offices. Ms. Capolongo has spent her entire career with the Department of Labor, specifically EBSA and its predecessors. She has been with the DOL since May 1979 and previously served as EBSA’s Director, Philadelphia Regional Office from January 1998 until her appointment as Director of Enforcement.  She also previously served as District Supervisor, Washington District Office; Senior Investigator; and Auditor.   She has a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (Finance) and a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the American University.