About Jessica Baines

Meet the broker

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Jessica Hadler Baines is founder of American Business Group Business Brokers, LLC in Florida, USA. Based in Orlando, she has offered business brokerage and business visa/immigration services and business start-up consultation since 2006. Recently returning to the US from residing in Dubai, UAE, Jessica also offers consultation services to law firms and other businesses in the UAE.

Having served families abroad wishing to invest in the American economy, Jessica is a strong advocate of E-2 Visa Reform, and focuses on assisting families with their purchases of small businesses who are seeing approval of E-2, L-1 and EB-5 visas to the US. She has worked with families from the UK, Canada, Middle East, Europe and those with duel citizenships from all over the world.

Industries served in the past have included computer repair/IT, property management, architecture, pool and lawn care, transportation/limo businesses, pets, retail and more. Working in partnership with experienced and accredited business brokers across the United States, Jessica can assist clients in all 50 states.

Prior to entering business brokerage, Jess worked extensively with investors in the international real estate market traveling regularly throughout the US, Ireland, United Kingdom and Canada. She also was also a licensed real estate agent when she and her husband resided in Scottsdale, Arizona.

Originally from Columbus, Ohio, Jessica is third-generation real estate broker, beginning with the Hadler Companies, a 68-year-old family-owned commercial real estate brokerage. HADCO owns and operates dozens of shopping centers and small businesses throughout the American Midwest. In 2015, Jessica also obtained her Ohio Real Estate Broker’s License.

Jessica is also involved with the following organizations:

United States Dubai Consulate Warden (2015-Present)

International Business Brokers Association (2006-Present)
Communications Chair (2014)
Past Membership Committee Member and Moderator
2014 Speaker and Instructor

National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)
Vice Chair, Florida (2012-2014)
NFIB Florida Board of Directors (2010-Present)
NFIB Representative in Tallahassee, Florida and Washington D.C.

Business Brokers of Florida (BBF) and Committees (2006-Present)
2014 Secretary


  • United States Dubai Consulate Warden, 2015 to Present
  • Panel speaker for small business owners with former US Governor Jeb Bush, 2012
  • Panel speaker with Investment Banker Charles Schwab, 2012 on US business regulation.
  • Featured Business Owner for American Express OPEN National Advertising Campaign 2010-2011
  • Honoree, Central Florida Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 2010
  • Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker #BK3118607