Board Member

Frank Novak & Sons


Grew up and still live in Solon, OH.

Favorite hobby or leisure activity?
Traveling, boating with family, general sports enthusiast.

How long have you been at your company?

45 years… started working in the warehouse at 13 years old.

What activities were/are you involved in?
I have been involved in competitive swimming as a participant, coach, and a crazy parent since I was a child.

What’s your favorite place to vacation or travel to?
Any travel… anywhere in the world… my wife and I have been to 58 different countries, and numerous states.

What intrigued you about the industry you’re currently working in?
I grew up around construction, and the interior finish trades. I always found the construction industry intriguing. I went to Bowling Green State University and graduated with a degree in construction management. My love of the industry has not changed.

Favorite holiday?
Thanksgiving – by far. Nothing like the 3 F’s… family, food and football.

Early bird or night owl?
Early bird.

If you could have one superpower what would it be?
Being able to fly at the speed of light, so I can travel and see the things I want to in the world.

What’s one of your “bucket list” items?
Too many to name… most involve travel… going on an African safari, traveling to see the Terra Cota Army in Japan, seeing the Great Wall in China, walking with the penguins in Antarctica, and going into the Amazon to name a few.