Scott Avila

Principal, Deloitte CRG, Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP

Scott Avila


With more than 20 years of management and consulting experience, Scott Avila is a seasoned restructuring professional who specializes in assisting stakeholders of underperforming organizations.

Scott has demonstrated the ability to create value in underperforming companies by quickly assessing a situation, developing an appropriate business strategy, and implementing key tactics to quickly generate quantifiable results. These results are typically accomplished through a review of the operational, financial and macroeconomic challenges facing the organization, followed swiftly by development of a plan to capitalize the value of the organization. 

He has been instrumental in a number of prominent restructurings, assuming various senior executive and advisory roles on an interim basis across a wide spectrum of industries. A few notable engagements demonstrative of Scott’s wide-ranging industry knowledge and experience include his past roles as Chief restructuring officer (CRO) of a $250 million international motorcycle products manufacturer and distributor, Advisor for a $12 billion farm cooperative, Advisor to the bondholders of a Continuing Care Retirement Community, and CRO and chief operating officer (COO) of a $900 million international leasing and computer reseller. 

Scott is actively involved in numerous professional organizations, and frequently speaks and writes on topics related to turnaround management and corporate renewal.

Scott graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from California State University at Hayward and holds an MBA from the University of Southern California.

This biography may refer to client engagements performed prior to joining Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP (“Deloitte FAS”) in the Deloitte Corporate Restructuring Group (“Deloitte CRG”).

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