Better Makers: Shedd Aquarium’s Metamorphosis Gala

The Shedd Aquarium’s Metamorphosis Gala on June 20 celebrated amphibians and explored why these amazing creatures need urgent help both here and around the world. The gala raised more than $2 million, and the presenting sponsors were William Blair and SF Foundation.

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Shedd President/CEO Ted A. Beattie and wife Jill Beattie of Chicago.
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Shedd Gala Chairs Brent and Katie Gledhill of Chicago, Julie and Jim O’Connor, Jr. of Wilmette.
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Shedd Auxiliary Board member Drew Gravitt of Chicago and Meghan Mitter.
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Shedd Trustee Rick Erwin and Gala Committee member Dixie Erwin of Hinsdale.
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Shedd Trustee Nancy Searle of Winnetka, Todd Searle of Chicago and Maggie Holtgrieve.
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Impact Photo: Luna, the Shedd’s sea otter pup.

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