Gala MCs

Christopher “Fred” Frederick

Christopher “Fred” Frederick is the co-host of 103.5 KISS FM’s morning show, Fred and Angi in the Morning. Fred is also an avid pilot for Pilots N Paws, a non-profit organization that connects rescue animals in need of transport with volunteer pilots and plane owners.

Marley Kayden

Marley Kayden is a Weekend Traffic Anchor on NBC 5 and also hosts her own weekday show “Most Actives with Marley Kayden” at the Chicago Board of Options Exchange. In addition to a career in journalism she has a background in professional musical theater acting. Marley supports animal rescue efforts and has a rescue dog of her own, Chance.