President, Novak Commercial Development

Andy Heard

Andy Heard is the President of Novak Commercial Development and Partner in Novak Bros. and in this role will lead new development and acquisition strategies across a variety of commercial property types. Andy comes to Novak Bros with more than 15 years of experience in the real estate industry having spent the last 13 years with Hines Interests where he was most recently the Managing Director and City Leader for the Austin/San Antonio markets.

President, Novak Land Development

Jim Cramer

Jim Cramer has more than 30 years' experience in designing, building and developing exceptional residential and commercial properties for nationally-known builders, including NVHomes, Zaring and Regency Homes. As an NCARB-certified licensed architect, he is intimately involved in the design and construction of Novak Brothers properties. Focusing on rich details and welcoming spaces, he believes in the power of comfortable, relaxing environments to bring balance to the chaos of modern life.


Cody Davis

Mr. Davis was raised in the oil and gas producing region around Elk City, Oklahoma. A third generation oilman, Mr. Davis has fond memories as a youngster visiting well sights across Oklahoma with his grandfathers. His love for the oil and gas industry was generated through family influence, and resulted in Davis becoming an oil and gas executive approximately a decade ago. During that time, Mr. Davis has been instrumental in developing three successful exploration companies responsible for drilling, completing, and producing oil and natural gas wells across a multitude of states.

Mr. Davis currently resides in McKinney, Texas where his extracurricular activities include involvement with CEO based mentoring and personal development organization. When he is not searching for his next business venture he enjoys spending time with his family as well as golfing, boating, and hunting.

President, Novak Commercial Construction

Morgan McLaughlin

Morgan McLaughlin is the President of Novak Commercial Construction and is a graduate of Texas A&M University. He has 15 years of experience in the construction industry and an extensive background in developing, managing and delivering various nationwide roll-out concepts.

Morgan previously spent 12 years with his previous employer as Sr. Director of Construction where he managed a construction sub-division of over 40 million dollars in annual revenue. Morgan has a wealth of experience in high end restaurants, high end retail, automotive, industrial and storage facilities. His passion has always been assisting clients with VE opportunities during the design phase to ensure target budgets are met without impacting the overall concept of the project.


Joy McVean

A sales and marketing executive for the last 25 years, Joy is an accomplished entrepreneur and management executive with achievements in sales, operations, and organizational development, and has proven capabilities in both public and privately held companies. With extensive expertise in real estate marketing, Joy was hired in 2017 by Novak Brothers as Director of Marketing and later took over Sales and Marketing for Novak’s award-winning Texas Brownstones™ division. McVean was recently named Chief Operating Officer for Novak Brothers’ Residential Division.