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Meet Scott Avila

Principal, Deloitte CRG


With more than 20 years of management and consulting experience, Scott Avila is a seasoned restructuring professional. Mr. Avila helps operationally and financially distressed organizations through out-of-court restructuring and Chapter 11 reorganizations.

Mr. Avila has demonstrated the ability to create value in under performing companies by quickly assessing the 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 quickly by development of a plan to capitalize the value of the organization.

Mr. Avila has been instrumental in a number of prominent restructuring, assuming various senior executive and advisory roles on an interim basis. Recently, Mr. Avila was the president of The Culver Studios where he led a remarkable turnaround at the studio that touched all aspects of the business, from organizational design through major facilities improvements.

A few notable engagements include:

  • Served as interim chief executive officer (CEO) for an independent TV and movie production facility
  • 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
  • CRO for a temporary staffing company
  • CRO and chief operating officer (COO) of a $900 million international leasing and computer reseller
  • CRO of an international consumer products company
  • CRO of an international publishing and media company
  • CRO of a $250 million branded apparel manufacturer and distributor

Industry Focus

  • Agriculture and Forestry
  • Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
  • Construction and Real Estate
  • Consumer Products
  • Finance
  • Rental and Leasing
  • Health Care
  • Manufacturing
  • Media, Printing, and Publishing
  • Restaurants and Hospitality
  • Retail Trade
  • Telecommunications
  • Transportation and Warehousing

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


  • B.B.A., California State University, Hayward
  • M.B.A., University of Southern California

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Scott Avila
Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP
Job Title:
Principal, Deloitte CRG
+1 213 688 3216

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