Council Chair Ben Sprague
Ben Sprague was born and raised in Bangor and graduated from
Bangor High School in 2002. After graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in
Government from Harvard University in 2006, Ben worked for the Boston Red Sox
for three years and also taught high school diploma, career development, and
computer classes. He ran the Boston Marathon for the Dana Farber Cancer
Institute in 2007 and 2008. Ben then returned to Bangor to work as a
financial advisor with Means Investment Company.
Ben has organized various service projects over the years,
including the “Our Backs to Theirs” clothing drive, a voter registration drive
that was recognized by MTV’s Rock the Vote campaign, and “Erin’s Run,” a 5K in
memory of Bangor native Erin Woolley with the purpose of raising funds for
domestic violence awareness and the University of Maine Swimming and Diving
Today he sits on the Board of Directors of the Maine Youth
Leadership Organization, is a member of the Bangor Rotary, and serves as the
Vice Chair for both the Public Health Advisory Board and the Tri-County
Workforce Investment Board.
On September 1, 2012, Ben married Milo native Malorie
Robinson and the two live together in the Fairmount Park Neighborhood.
Both Ben and Malorie help lead the Middle School Youth Group at All Souls
Congregational Church, where they are members.
Councilor Sprague invites questions, comments, or concerns via email or by calling