Treasurer Sprague Selected for Hunt-Kean Leadership Fellowship

COLUMBUS – Ohio Treasurer Robert Sprague is one of 30 elected officials nationwide chosen by The Hunt Institute to participate in the Hunt-Kean Leadership Fellowship program.

Participants are identified by The Hunt Institute as, “senior-level political leaders who have the knowledge, skill, and will to be effective, equity-minded education policymakers at the state level.”

“Our greatest investments are the ones we make in our future generations,” said Treasurer Sprague. “I am humbled by the opportunity to engage with leading policy minds from across the country and learn more about how we can work together to increase equity and provide each child in Ohio with a quality education.”

The Hunt-Kean Leadership Fellowship program, according to The Hunt Institute, “provides political leaders from across the country with the knowledge they need to cultivate smart and effective education agendas.” Former Hunt-Kean Leadership Fellows from Ohio include Lt. Governor Jon Husted and Former Lt. Governor Mary Taylor.

More information on the program can be found online here


Robert Sprague became Ohio’s 49th Treasurer of State on January 14, 2019, bringing to the office his extensive experience working on financial matters in both the public and private sectors. Under Treasurer Sprague’s direction, the office manages the state’s $29 billion investment and $11 billion debt portfolios, collects and deposits all state revenues, and oversees custodial assets.