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Leadership Team

We have assembled a strong and talented administrative team to lead Hilton Head Regional Healthcare, with members who are leaders in their respective fields.

These people combine broad industry experience and expertise with fresh external perspective and innovative ideas. Together, they are helping create our vision of healthcare with an unrelenting commitment to quality.

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Darlene Nester

Market Chief Human Resources Officer

Darlene Nester has more than 20 years of experience as a human resources professional. As chief human resources officer for Hilton Head Regional Healthcare, including Hilton Head Hospital and Coastal Carolina Hospital, Darlene and her team make sure we have well-qualified colleagues to deliver quality care to our patients.

Prior to joining Hilton Head Regional Healthcare, Darlene served as a human resources professional for Federated Department Stores, May Company, Ann Taylor, Inc., and Environments, Inc. Darlene is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island. She serves on the board of directors for the Lowcountry Workforce Investment Board and is a former member of the Board of Hospice Care of the Lowcountry and United Way.