James Hester

Co-owner and Co-founder of Hope Performance Systems, LLC, James Hester, is a Graduate of Florida International University BA Psychology, Also holds both an MBA, and an MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from South University.  James has worked the counseling field focusing on substance abuse and the veteran population.  James also has more several years as a mental health counselor while serving in the U.S. Army and served in multiple deployments in both medical and combat arms roles as an Officer for the US Army.  James experience as both a veteran and prior corporate executive allows him to provide a comprehensive treatment plan for those seeking help.

Hope Performance Systems

460 William Hilton Parkway

Suite #B 

Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

Hope Performance Systems

262 Red Cedar Street #4

Bluffton, SC 29910

843-547-0200 office

843-681-4645 fax



8:30am -6pm

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We are unique in our ability to provide unparalleled care for you, the individual, your family, or any loved one that could benefit from all aspects of counseling all within the same organization.

If you or someone you know is experiencing a life or death crisis, please call 911 immediately.


If you are feeling down and having thoughts of harming yourself outside of our normal business hours, try the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. “The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.” Please note the telephone number of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 800-273-8255.