Areas of Expertise

  • Dispositions
  • Inventory Control
  • Retail Liquidations
  • Valuation Services


  • Consumer
  • Diversified Industrials
  • Financial Services
  • Real Estate
  • Retail Solutions
  • Technology


  • George Mason University

As B. Riley Retail, Wholesale & Industrial Solutions' Chief Executive Officer, Scott Carpenter manages all retail projects and has overseen the liquidation of thousands of retail stores and more than $10 billion in inventory. Carpenter's impressive experience in the retail field spans over 25 years; prior to joining B. Riley, he was responsible for operations in hundreds of Office Depot stores across 17 states in the US. He also spent 13 years with Hechinger stores in both domestic and international operations, culminating as the chain's Director of Store Operations.

He attended George Mason University where he received a Bachelor of Science and Master of Arts in Economics.

B. Riley Retail Solutions is a leading provider of asset disposition and large-scale retail liquidations, and efficiently leverages its retail industry expertise to deploy resources to assist companies, lenders, capital providers, private equity investors and professional services firms in maximizing the value of their assets. B. Riley Retail Solutions formerly operated under Great American Group, LLC.