Areas of Expertise

  • Acquisition Integration 
  • Bankruptcy Proceeding 
  • Borrower & Lender Advisory 
  • Capital Markets
  • Crisis Management
  • CRO  
  • Interim Management 
  • M&A  
  • Principal Investments / Financings 
  • Section 363 Sale
  • Turnarounds / Restructurings


  • Advertising    
  • Energy
  • Healthcare  
  • Logistics / Wholesale
  • Media
  • Retail

Prominent Cases

  • Chief Restructuring Officer of an Oil Field Services company
  • Financial Advisor to Sheehan Pipe Line Construction Company (Debtor) – Section 363 asset sale
  • Financial Advisor and consultant to Hamilton Metals – Restructuring and refinancing
  • Financial Advisor to TripleLift and the Board - $75,000,000 refinance of credit facility
  • Financial Advisor to Healthy Brand Oil - Restructuring
  • Financial Advisor to US Green Building Council - Creation of a for profit wholly owned subsidiary and equity raise
  • Financial Advisor to Bank of America on TIE Communications – Section 363 asset sale
  • Financial Advisor to Betteridge Jewelers, Inc. -  $25,000,000 refinance and working  capital improvement
  • Interim CEO and CFO for a distressed middle market dental lab company


  • BS The Citadel 


  • FINRA Series 7, 63, 79 & 24


  • 1 Year with Firm
  • 30 Years of Relevant Experience

Paul P. Warley is a Managing Director of B. Riley Advisory Services working nationally out of the Atlanta and Dallas offices. Paul has 30 years' experience in turnaround management, investment banking and corporate finance. He has advised companies, lenders and equity holders in both out-of-court and in-court proceedings. Prior to joining B Riley, Paul worked in banking with GE Capital, and Bank of America and also held positions in the investment banking and consulting groups at Deloitte. For the past five years, Paul has been running his own company, Warley & Company LLC. Paul holds the following FINRA licenses - 7, 63, 79 & 24.

In addition to being an expert in turnaround management and capital markets, Mr. Warley has assisted clients with:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Revising capital
  • Financial due diligence
  • Deal readiness
  • Interim and crisis management
  • Board services
  • Lender communications
  • Revenue and business process improvement

Mr. Warley earned a BS in Business Administration from The Citadel and served in the U.S Army for over eleven years. He was the Co-Chair of the 2007 and 2008 Holy Innocents' Episcopal School Capital Campaign and was on the South East Houlihan Lokey Business Forum Board.

B. Riley Advisory Services works with lenders, law firms, private equity sponsors and companies of all types. Our Advisory Services are a unique mix of Valuation and Appraisal Services including asset-based lending (ABL) Valuations; Restructuring and Turnaround Management; Forensic Accounting and Litigation Support; Operations Management; Compliance, Risk & Resilience Services; and Transaction Support Services including Due Diligence and Quality of Earnings Reviews. B. Riley Advisory Services is the trade name for GlassRatner Advisory & Capital Group, LLC, Great American Group Advisory & Valuation Services, LLC, Great American Group Machinery & Equipment, LLC, and Great American Group Intellectual Property, LLC.