Trulia.com, a San Francisco real estate-listings Web search engine, announced its 10-member advisory board: Realty Executives Southern Arizona CEO Anthony Azar, Coldwell Banker Real Estate Corp. COO Sherry Christ, Foxtons consultant Van Davis, Long and Foster Cos. CTO Michael Koval, Miller Samuel Inc. President and CEO Jonathan Miller, Intero Real Estate Services Chairman Robert Moles, Realty Information Systems Inc./Help-U-Sell Real Estate Chairman Steve Ozonian, The Keyes Co. President Michael Pappas, Edina Realty Inc. President Bob Peltier and Real Living Inc. COO Kaira Rouda.
» Menlo Park venture capital firm Mohr Davidow Ventures hired Joshua Green as a partner. He is a consultant and attorney.</p>
» Financial advisory firm Seven Hills Partners LLC of San Francisco hired Ted Ridgway as partner. He was VP and general manager at RadiSys Corp.
» The Board of Directors of the Federal Home LoanBank of San Francisco appointed three new members to its Affordable Housing Advisory Council: Joe Keeper of Native American Connections Inc., Dianne Spaulding of the Non-Profit Housing Association of Northern California and Jacque Zussman of Nevada HAND.
» Franklin Templeton Investments hired Lincoln Baca as VP and director of the registered investment adviser division. He was a national sales manager for Allianz Global Investors/Dresdner RCM.
» Real-estate appraiser Robin Erdmann of The Robin J. Erdmann Group of Petaluma was awarded accredited senior appraiser status by the American Society of Appraisers. Business valuator Steven Kam of Cogent Valuation in San Francisco also earned accredited senior appraiser status from the group.
» Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment Inc. of Shanghai and San Francisco named its Board of Directors, including Gerald Yin, Steve Chen, Lip-Bu Tan, Chris Schaepe and Larry Yoshida.
» San Mateo’s Sling Media Inc. hired Jason Hirschhorn and Benjamin White to head its newly created Sling Media Entertainment Group. Hirschhorn was a partner at TripleH Media Advisors; White was a VP at MTV Networks.
» TriCipher Inc. of San Mateo hired Vatsal Sonecha as VP of strategy and business development. He was a VP at McAfee Inc.
» Sunil Nagdev was hired as VP of professional services at Tablus Inc. in San Mateo. He was an senior VP at Verity, now owned by Autonomy Inc.