It is with great sadness that IGII announces the passing of Robert Nicks. Robert was a long time member of the Iowa Growth Investors Board of Directors in Polk City, Iowa where he continued to serve until his passing. Robert held a number of key business positions to include Chief Financial Officer for two General Motors franchises in Fort Dodge Iowa. Additionally, Robert was the Chief Financial Officer of First Continental Communications, Johnston, Iowa, First Continental Financial, First Continental Industries and First Continental Group all in Des Moines, Iowa. Robert’s obituary follows.