The San Diego Venture Group named its board of directors for 2013, adding eight new members and acknowledging five retiring members.

The newly elected board members are Buzz Kreppel, Silicon Valley Bank; Bob Baltera, Amira Pharmaceuticals; Lee Barken, Haskell & White; David Coats, Correlation Ventures; Bruce Hansen, ID Analytics; Nimesh Shah, Domain Associates; Randy Socol, DLA Piper; and Dennis Kim, Wells Fargo Bank.

“Our board of directors is a productive group of folks and I’m excited about what lies ahead,” said David Titus, SDVG president.

Retiring from the board are Craig Knox, Andy Pelletier, Steve Stuckey, Raquel Cunningham and Mike Krenn.

The SDVG is a nonprofit that fosters relationships and ideas to form, fund and build new ventures.

—SDBJ Staff Report