Robert Sprague


Robert Sprague has served as Ohio’s treasurer of state since 2019, and having begun his second term in January 2023, is next up for reelection in 2026. 

Sprague first entered public service in his hometown of Findlay, Ohio, where he initially got involved in fiscal stewardship as the city auditor and treasurer, helping the town navigate the 2008 recession. H also worked as a project lead for the accounting firm Ernst & Young and ran his own consulting firm.

Before running for treasurer, Sprague served in Ohio’s House of Representatives from 2011–18. He holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Duke University and an MBA with an emphasis in finance from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


  • Participated in an Israel Bonds “exclusive economic briefing” for SFOF members that included Israel Accountant General Yali Rothenberg, New York Comptroller Thomas Dinapoli, and Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar. Israel Bonds is a bronze-level sponsor of SFOF (4/2/24)
  • Signed a letter to Morningstar asking the company to stop its negative ratings of firms connected to Israel (8/25/22) 
  • Signed a comment letter to the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board regarding ESG practices in the municipal securities market (3/8/22)
  • Signed a letter to U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry expressing “deep concern with recent reports” that the Biden administration is “privately pressuring U.S. banks and financial institutions to refuse to lend to or invest in coal, oil, and natural gas companies” (5/25/21)
  • Signed an SFOF letter urging President Biden to withdraw his nomination of Sarah Bloom Raskin as vice chair for supervision at the Federal Reserve for her “radical banking and economic views” that would “disrupt the private banking sector, reliable energy supplies, and the U.S. economy” (1/31/21)

Recent Campaign Filings

The state of Ohio does not make full campaign filings available online, but the Sprague for Ohio’s campaign contributions and expenditures may be viewed here.

Statements of Financial Interests

Contact Information

Ohio Treasurer
30 E. Broad Street, 9th floor    
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 466-216

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