Robert Sprague currently serves as Ohio’s 49th Treasurer of State where he oversees the state’s investment and debt portfolios, domestic & international custody portfolios, and annual cash movements and deposits. Treasurer Sprague is committed to promoting strong fiscal stewardship while securing a sound financial footing for Ohio’s future.
He represented Ohio’s 83rd House District from 2011 through 2018. As a legislator, Sprague was a leading voice on fiscal matters as a member of both the House Finance and Financial Institutions Committees. He also led efforts to combat the state’s opioid epidemic by working with law enforcement, community leaders and doctors to prevent prescription drug abuse, curb overdose deaths and improve treatment systems.
Treasurer Sprague began his career in public service in his hometown of Findlay. As both city auditor and treasurer, he balanced city budgets and helped finance a massive recovery effort after historic floods and the 2008 economic recession.
While in the private sector, Treasurer Sprague was a project lead at Ernst & Young and worked on a number of high-profile engagements with Fortune 500 companies before forming his own consulting firm.
Treasurer Sprague graduated from Duke University with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and later earned a master’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in finance from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. His commitment to public service is matched only by his love of family. He and his wife, Amanda, continue to live in Findlay with their five children.