Mark Foley has joined RWI Group as a managing director, where he will focus on venture capital investments in the life sciences sector. He was president and CEO of Ventrica Inc.

Peter Levine, a managing director with Mayfield, has joined the board of directors at Incipient Inc., a Waltham, Mass.-based provider of data storage software.

Barry Allen has joined Ventures West Management Inc. as an entrepreneur-in-residence. Allen was president and CEO of VSM MedTech Ltd.

Stanley Stern has joined Oppenheimer Holdings Inc. as head of investment banking. He originally joined the firm in 1981, but left in early 2000 to serve as managing director of the U.S. division of STI Ventures.

William Weld, former Mass. governor and a partner with private equity firm Leeds Weld & Co., has left the board at Affiliated Managers Group Inc.

Bradley Bolzon will join Versant Ventures as a managing director, effective July 1. He most recently worked at F. Hoffman-LaRoche Ltd.

Bernie Brennan has joined BV-Cornerstone Ventures as a senior venture partner. He spent 17 years as a CEO of Montgomery Ward Inc., The Signature Group, Household Merchandising and Sav-A-Stop Inc.

Grant Jackson has joined The Aurora Funds as a senior associate in the life science team. Jackson was with First Analysis Corp., where he focused on VC investments in health care services.