Edward J. Roth III will be recognized with the highest honor, the Award of Merit, at the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce's Community Salute Awards on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. Roth serves as President and CEO of Aultman Health Foundation.

The Award of Merit will be presented along with six Awards of Appreciation during a dinner program at the Kent State University at Stark Conference Center (6000 Frank Road, North Canton, OH 44720). 
Award of Appreciation winners include:
-Canton Bluecoats
-CommQuest Services
-Dr. Jay Gershen
-Girls on the Run East Central Ohio
-Joe Horrigan
-Stark County Community Action Agency
Tickets are available online for $65 at or by calling 330.458.2070. Sponsorship opportunities are also available; contact Chris Gumpp at or 330.458.2055 for information.
About Edward J. Roth III: 
For more than 40 years, Edward J. Roth III has been part of a team dedicated to providing the Stark County area with excellence and affordability in health care. Ed began his career with Aultman in 1981 and was named president and chief executive officer in 2001. Since that time, he has led Aultman with a spirit of compassion and a true belief in the power of each individual to make a difference. He is responsible for more than 7,500 employees and all corporate entities within Aultman Health Foundation.

A graduate of Canton Central Catholic and the University of Akron, Ed is an active member of the community and a board member of the following agencies and organizations: Akron Regional Hospital Association, Ohio Business Roundtable, Ohio Hospital Association, The Pro Football Hall of Fame and Stark County Catholic Schools. He has also taken a leadership role in the community and has chaired many organizations and events over the years including: United Way Campaign, Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce, Stark Development Board and The Akron Canton Regional Food Bank Harvest for Hunger Campaign.

Ed and his wife Terri live in Jackson Township. The family includes their four children; Jackie, Joe, Tom and Ed; daughter-in-law, Celia, and granddaughter’s Lucy and Maggie.