Portland, Ore.-based Aequitas Capital has appointed Scott Gillis a partner, chief operating officer and a member of its advisory board. Gillis will oversee the firm's accounting, financial planning and analysis, capital markets, legal, and information technology/business operations groups. He joins the firm from AIG retirement services where he served as chief financial officer. Prior to that, Gillis was vice president and controller of SunAmerica Life Companies.

Founded in 1993, Aequitas Capital is a diversified financial services company that creates alternative investments including private equity, private credit and specialty finance.

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