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Scott AvilaScott Avila is the Co-Founder of Paladin Consulting Services a national consulting and advisory group.

This group provides restructuring advisory, enterprise transformation and interim management services to middle market companies and their stakeholders.

Learn more about Scott’s work on Paladins Team Page.

A seasoned executive and Certified Turnaround Professional, Scott specializes in increasing value in underperforming companies. Over the course of his 25-year career he has assumed various senior executive and advisory roles within a wide variety of industries.

Current Role


Co-Founder of Paladin Management Services.

Prior Positions

Prior to co-founding Paladin, Scott was Chief Executive Officer of Armory Strategic Partners, the consulting division of Armory Group. Before that, he was Principal in Deloitte’s Corporate Restructuring Group and Managing Partner at CRG Partners Group prior to the sale of CRG to Deloitte in 2012.

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

The Restructuring Industry

Scott Avila’s professional evolution within the restructuring industry occurred in tandem with the evolution of the industry itself. What remained constant in Scott’s work is his willingness to ask big questions: is this brand working? Whether you’ve invested your personal capital into an organization, and how can you revitalize their processes? At the end of the day, every organization has unique assets– how should you utilize them?

Scott focuses on creating company-wide teams that are united by a common vision, not divided by hierarchical structures. From acting as interim CRO to advising company stakeholders, Scott approaches each of his projects with the goal of establishing a solid foundation, so that team momentum will continue to carry being successful after he has completed his time with them.


Scott Avila frequently speaks and writes on topics related to corporate renewal and turnaround management, including but not limited to recruitment, team-building, crisis management, and asset management. He earned his B.B.A. at California State University, Hayward and his  M.B.A. at the University of Southern California.