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Albert John Wittmayer Novak, American electronics executive. Named Industrialist of Year, Pomapno Beach, 1966-1967, 1975-1976; recipient Outstanding Service award, National Electrical Manufacturers Association, 1967.

Background

Novak, Albert John Wittmayer was born on March 30, 1921 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. Son of Albert Joseph and B. Joan (Wittmayer) Novak.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Physics magna cum laude, Harvard University, 1941. Postgraduate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1944. Postgraduate, Case Institute of Technology, 1946—1948.

Career

October 22, 1980); children: Patricia Joan, Albert John Wittmayer, David Bruce, Loren Lee. Married Suzanne Stover Basye, April 30, 1984. Industrial engineer Radio Corporation of America, Camden, New Jersey, 1941-1942.

Sales manager Brush Instruments division Clevite Corporation, Cleveland, 1946-1953, general manager Texas division, Houston, 1955-1957. Manager sales and engineering Ansonia Wire & Cable Company, Ashton, Rhode Island, 1957-1959. General manager Electronics division Hoover Company, Baltimore and Pompano Beach, Florida, 1959-1965.

Founder, president, Chairman of the Board Novatronics Group, Inc., Novatronics, Inc., Pompano Beach, 1965-1985, Novatronics of Canada, Ltd., Stratford, Ontario, Novatronics South, Inc., Delray Beach, Florida. Consultant, board directors Nedax Inc., 1985^, EnviroSource, Inc. Advisory board Barnett Banks.

Chairman, Broward Industrial Board, 1967, 75, Broward County Community Relations Commission, 1974, South Florida District Advisory Council, Small Business Administration, 1978. President Fort Lauderdale Symphony Association, 1970-1972. Vice president Opera Guild, 1985-1986.

Board directors South Florida Education Center, since 1963, president, since 1970. Board directors United Way Broward County, since 1975, vice president, since 1977. Member Governor's Management Advisory Council for Health and Rehabilitation Services, since 1977, chairman District X Health and Rehabilitation Services Advisory Council, 1977.

Trustee Museum of Art. Board directors Center for Pastoral Counseling and Human Development,1973—, president, 1977-1979.

Membership

President Fort Lauderdale (Florida) Symphony Association, 1970—1972. Vice president Opera Guild, 1985—1986. Active Gov.s Management Advisory Council for Health and Rehabilitation Services, since 1977.

Chairman District X Health and Rehabilitation Services Advisory Council, 1977. Trustee Museum Art; board directors Center for Pastoral Counseling and Human Development, since 1973, president, 1977—1979. Board directors South Florida Education Center, since 1963, president, since 1970.

Board directors United way Broward County, since 1975, vice president, since 1977. Member of American Electronics Association (board directors), Broward Manufacturers Association (president 1966-1967), Greater Fort Lauderdale C. of Chamber (board directors 1973-1974), Harvard Club (Broward County) (president 1976-1978), Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Patricia M. Henline, March 25, 1950 (divorced October 1980). Children: Patricia Joan, Albert John Wittmayer, David Bruce, Loren Lee. Married Suzanne Stover Basye, April 30, 1984.

father:
Albert Joseph Novak

mother:
B. Joan (Wittmayer) Novak

spouse:
Patricia M. Henline

spouse:
Suzanne Stover Basye

child:
Patricia Joan Novak

child:
Albert John Wittmayer Novak

child:
David Bruce Novak

child:
Loren Lee Novak