Novak attended Texas State University and played football as an offensive lineman. He and his brother, Jack Novak, along with partner Jim Cramer manage Novak Brothers, a company that focuses on residential and commercial development. Together, they have been involved in the creation, development and sales of successful residential and commercial properties across the United States and abroad. Their current projects include The Brownstone and The Summit at Rivery Park, both in Georgetown.
Novak’s brother is a board-certified emergency medicine doctor who founded First Choice ER, the first stand-alone ER in Texas and reportedly one of the fastest-growing companies in the state. Novak also is associated with this company.