Possibilities Institute

Tameika Isaac Devine

“Whether it is in our personal lives, in our professions or in our communities, its important to realize that we are all blessed with whatever we need to make the positive changes necessary for success in our lives.” – Tameika Isaac Devine

As one of the nation’s leading experts in igniting change, Tameika Isaac Devine is a masterful communicator, community champion for more than a decade and change agent showing women and leaders the possibilities within. Tameika Isaac Devine is the founder of The Possibilities Institute, a peak performance consulting and public speaking firm specializing in providing personal and professional development for people who are called to a life of change. Overcoming the nay-sayers , at age 29, Tameika became the first African American female elected to Columbia, SC City Council. She is a partner in her own law firm, Jabber & Isaac.

Tameika Isaac Devine consistently teaches, mentors, and trains women on facilitating change in their lives and community. Tameika serves on several professional law and political organizations. She was an integral part of the team that helped President Barack Obama win a sweeping victory in the 2008 South Carolina primary and was a delegate to China. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc, and Jack & Jill of America.

Tameika Isaac Devine is a skilled communicator, an inspiration in her community championing many initiatives which have sparked change. She embodies change and her messages serve as catalyst for the strengthening of community, self-esteem, self-value, faith, empowerment and courage as she shares her personal struggles and triumphs, including losing a baby at her 37th week of pregnancy.

Tameika Isaac Devine is a dynamic speaker with a message to empower and inspire all audiences. She can speak on any topic but her signature, in demand speaking topics include: The Balancing Act:  Success Strategies for Achieving Work-Life Integration,  Anything Is Possible If You Just Believe, How to Find Your Strength Through Tragedy, How You Can Change the World, Moves that Motivate, Creating Your Own Opportunities, Leading vs. Leadership and How to Achieve Balance in Today’s World.

Tameika has been featured in Jet Magazine, Madam Noir magazine, Imara Woman Magazine, and Columbia Business Monthly. She is also a frequent guest on The Urban Scene with Don Frierson, In Touch with Judi Gatson, WIS News, WLTX, WACH Fox 57 News and Joy in the Mourning radio show.

An Attorney, Speaker, Politician, Coach and Mentor, Tameika Isaac Devine earned her law degree from The University of South Carolina School of Law and her B.S. in Management from Hampton University.

Tameika is the wife to Jamie Devine. They have been married 11 years and are the blessed parents of four children, Tamia, Jade,  Jameson and James Henry, who went to be with the Lord in August 2014.

Jamie L. Devine

“Far too many people let their circumstances dictate their outcome in life. I have worked with people of all walks of life and helped them see their possibilities are endless, they just have to unlock what is already inside.” – Jamie Devine

Jamie L. Devine is a skilled communicator with over 15 years of public speaking experience. Jamie turned his passion for talking, which usually got him in trouble in school, into a way to inspire and influence people, young and old.

A self-proclaimed “country boy”, having growing up in rural South Carolina and the son of a Baptist minister and mill worker, Jamie has always believed that hard work and perseverance can help you overcome any circumstance. Jamie is President/CEO for Community Assistance Provider, a regional non-profit housing development corporation. He also serves as a member of the Richland County School District One Board of School Commissioners, having served as Chairman in 2013 and is on the Board of the South Carolina School Boards Association. He is a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.

Jamie is a 2003 graduate of Leadership Columbia, sponsored by the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of the 2007 “20 under 40” class presented by The State newspaper and was named “Top 40 under 40” by Black Pages USA in 2014. He is a graduate of the South Carolina Economic Developer’s School and the South Carolina Community Development Certificate Institute having completed studies in Community Economic Development.

Jamie is an awesome speaker with messages to empower and inspire all audiences. His signature, in demand speaking topics include Fatherhood in Today’s Society, Educating Today’s Young Males; Anything Is Possible If You Just Believe, Finding Peace After Tragedy, and Promoting Black Male Achievement.

Jamie has appeared as a guest on The Urban Scene with Don Frierson, In Touch with Judi Gatson, WLTX and Joy in the Mourning radio show.

A Corporate Executive, Speaker, Politician, Mentor and Education Advocate, Jamie Devine earned his Bachelor’s Degree from Benedict College. He is also a licensed realtor and certified housing counselor.


devine_familyJamie & Tameika Isaac Devine are a dynamic, community oriented couple that give of themselves every day to make their community, state and nation a better place. They have been married 11 years and are the blessed parents of four children, Tamia, Jade, Jameson and James Henry, who was born into heaven August 2014.