Allyson Hess

Business Broker

Ally is a bubbly, go getter that runs on caffeine and a love of finding the right fit for people; whether it's a recommendation, a product, a service, or a business.

She's a micro-analyzer of people and businesses which helps her match up buyers and sellers within the R.J. Hedges & Associates Brokerage team.

Professional synopsis:

Customer-focused Business Broker, who strives to simplify the sales process for business owners and buyers. Passionate to help clients work through the complexities of business ownership transfers with an eye for details, and a talent for organization.

Experience bullet list:

  • Project Management
  • Building & Maintaining Relationships
  • Analytical Reviews
  • Sales & Marketing

Previous Job experience:

  • Owned & Operated successful company
  • Sales Manager
  • Sales & Marketing

Work responsibilities:

  • Valuation Analysis and Preparation
  • Documentation Preparation and Management
  • Brokerage Client on-boarding and vetting
  • Business Listings, Advertising, and Closings
  • Unofficial Office Shopper, Party Planner, and Arts & Crafts Supervisor


Masters in Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Personal Synopsis:

Ally is a mover and a shaker who is always up for an adventure whether its a trip to the zoo, our local park Idlewild, or a weekend away.  Mom to daughter Lia, who's as wild and spunky as her curls, these 2 gals enjoy being outdoorsy- if it involves climbing, jumping, or swimming- count them in!

Ally is a self proclaimed coffee, pizza, and buffalo chicken enthusiast with a massive sweet tooth for fruity, chewing candy.  She genuinely loves spending time with her family and enjoy whipping up tasty treats at home often trying to recreate fun things they find on Pinterest.


Success isn't owned.  It's leased and rent is due every day.  -J.J. Watt-

Pet’s name

Mizzou, the Sheltie

First job


Favorite musician

Jack Johnson

Favorite food

Anything Buffalo Chicken

Non-work related interest

Spending Time with 2 year old daughter

Favorite Movie

Boondock Saints

Favorite Travel Destination

Bermuda or Anna Marie Isalnd

Favorite drink

Iced Coffee or Glacier Freeze Gatorade

Hobby/activity you enjoy

Recreating all the things I find on Pinterest

Something you are passionate about

Learning & Education

One bucket list item

Visit all 7 Continents

Guilty pleasure

Dunkin' Runs

What I’d tell my 20 year-old self

You don't have to stick to a plan just because it was the plan; you are allowed to change your mind and start over.


Chocolate Ice Cream

Book that made an impact

The Subtle Art of Not Giving AF

First car

Chrysler Sebring LX

Strength Finders

Restorative, Individualization, Command, Futuristic, Relator

Nonprofit you support



Doing something new for the first time, people usually enlist a professional, someone with experience, a guide. Buying, Selling, Expanding, or Planning for the Future shouldn’t be any different. R.J. Hedges Sales & Acquisitions Team can help point you in the right direction, where ever your path may head.