Spratling earned her bachelor of arts in French at Birmingham-Southern College in 1998, graduating graduating magna cum laude. That year she began serving as a case worker and development assistant for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's Frankford Group Ministry. In 2002 she was hired as Manager of Public Policy for the Birmingham Regional Chamber of Commerce. After three years she left to become Community Action Coordinator for the Children's Hospital of Alabama. She returned to BSC to complete a master's in public and private management (MPPM) in 2007. She won the Dyson-Wagnon Award for the highest grade point average in her class.
While in school, she worked as Associate Director of Admission to the MPPM program. After graduating, she accepted a position as executive assistant to Birmingham-Southern president David Pollick. She was hired to succeed Katherine Billmeier as Railroad Park director in December 2010.
A downtown resident, Spratling was elected president of the Central City neighborhood in 2006 and served one term. She has served on the board of Operation New Birmingham and the steering committee for Youth Leadership Forum. She has also been active in the Birmingham Festival Theatre and the Ballet Guild of Birmingham.
- Spencer, Thomas (December 20, 2010) "Birmingham's Railroad Park Foundation hires Camille Spratling as executive director." Birmingham News