Areas of Expertise

  • Asset Valuations
  • Corporate Transactional Advisory
  • Retail / Consumer Lending & Disposition

Business Securities

  • Bankruptcy and Distressed Businesses
  • Business Case Development and Feasibility
  • Corporate Stock Buy-back Transactions
  • Evaluation of Purchase Offers
  • Evaluation of Sale Offers
  • Financial Reporting
  • Financing Transactions
  • Gift and Estate and Tax Planning
  • Goodwill Impairment Testing
  • Insurance Underwriting
  • IP Licensing Arrangements
  • Property Tax, Transfer Pricing and Other Tax Purposes
  • Purchase Price Allocation
  • Sales Utility Tax Exemption
  • Stock Options
  • Transactions Involving Partners and Shareholders

Fixed Asset Advisory

  • Compliance & Reporting
  • Tax Services
  • Transaction Due Diligence & Risk Management

Intangible Assets

  • Brands
  • Contracts
  • Copyrights
  • Customer Lists
  • Domain Names
  • Patents
  • Resource Rights
  • Royalty Streams
  • Trade Names
  • Trademarks


  • Automotive
  • Building Products
  • Energy
  • Food
  • Grocery
  • Home Furnishings & Home Improvement
  • Metals
  • Paper & Packaging
  • Retail
  • Wine & Spirits

Machinery & Equipment

  • Construction
  • Heavy Mobile
  • Metalworking
  • Oil & Gas
  • Plastics Processing
  • Textiles
  • Transportation

Operations Management

  • CEO / COO/ Interim Management
  • Due Diligence for Acquisitions
  • Operational Turnarounds


  • Baylor University


  • SFNet

Stephen Shelton joined B. Riley Advisory Services in 2019 as Managing Director. Shelton is responsible for building relationships in New York and the greater Mid-Atlantic region including DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA (Philadelphia) and Washington, DC., mostly focusing on lenders, private equity, and banking clients.

Shelton brings over 30 years of experience in lending, investment banking and financial consulting industries. His extensive background includes origination, underwriting and portfolio experience with PNC Business Credit, GE Capital and BBVA. Throughout his career, he has specialized in marketing financial products to senior management of middle-market companies and private equity sponsors and has a successful track record of developing market areas and industry segments. Prior to joining the team, he was the Senior Vice President of Business Development for Marquette Business Credit, where he established a loan production office in New York City.

He is a member of the Secured Finance Network (SFNet).

Shelton earned his BBA degree in Accounting from Baylor University.