Bob Novick joined the Rowan University Foundation Board of Directors in 2008. He also has served on the Business Advisory Board of the University's Rohrer College of Business.
The current owner and president of Novick Auto Mall in Bridgeton, NJ, he has been in the auto dealership industry in southern New Jersey since obtaining a Chevrolet franchise in Bridgeton in 1972. Since that time, he's added 10 other GM and Chrysler franchises at the same location. He has authored training manuals for dealership use and has been a guest speaker before many GM, Ford, Chrysler and National Auto Dealer Association seminars on leasing and motor vehicle rental.
A veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard, Mr. Novick has been involved at various levels with numerous groups and clubs including the Bridgeton Chamber of Commerce, American Cancer Society, Big Brother-Big Sister, Cumberland County United Way, U.S. Coast Guard, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Cumberland County Planning Board. He is also on the Foundation Board and two advisory councils at Cumberland County College.
Originally from Virginia, Mr. Novick attended the University of Tennessee where he majored in transportation. He has been committed to education and in conjunction with the Cumberland County College Foundation, sponsors a scholarship program for college-bound seniors of Cumberland County high schools, recognizing outstanding abilities in high school seniors' devotion toward human welfare. In 1995, he founded "RACCOON," a program that addresses literacy, dropout rates and the high cost of supplemental/remedial education in Cumberland County.