We Cultivate America’s New Workforce to Achieve Better Results





Our Purpose

Our mission is to change the way organizations work, people live, and communities exist.

Our Philosophy

To provide a transformational experience based on solid evidence, research, and data of key ideas, concepts, and best practices. We commit to delivering an innovative, interactive, and intensive training experience that is relevant to working with purpose. This experience will be applicable and solutions-focused by ensuring you receive tangible deliverables.

Our Values

• Best perceived value for the price
• Excellent personalized service
• Engaging and long-term relationship
• Client-Centered
• Young and fresh perspective
• Innovative solutions
• Personal integrity and hard work ethics
• Passion and dedication to making a difference

Our Mantra

Let’s Work with Purpose.

Who We Are

As the total solutions provider for the workforce, we deliver learning and strategy solutions to attract, hire, train, and retain talent. We partner with businesses, nonprofits, government agencies, and K12/higher education to transform their purpose, people, processes, and performance.

Our craft, expertise, and passion integrates learning and strategy seamlessly into any organization. Our team brings over 30 years of industry experience and delivers a track record of proven results to transform Workplace Learning, innovate Business Strategy, optimize Digital Learning, and impact Workforce Development.

With quality services and sound business practices, we are recognized as the AMA Marketer of the Year 2016 for Business-to-Business, ACT® Career Solutions Provider, Women Business Enterprise (WBE), Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), and Texas Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) through the City of Houston. We are also Small Business Enterprise (SBE) certified with METRO Houston and Port of Houston Authority.

Our Team

Crystal L. Bessix, MBA

President, Business Strategy


Crystal L. Bessix leads the dynamic team at edOpp Solutions LLC. As president, Mrs. Bessix leverages more than 14 years of experience in creating the bold ideas and smart strategies to achieve results for organizations. She is an enterprising, performance-driven and passionate executive recognized for her proven leadership in organizational development, strategic management, process improvement, and award-winning marketing and communications.

She is a true champion for the workforce aligning leadership, talent management, teaching, and technology to increase innovation and learning performance.  Certified in online teaching and trained in adult learning theory and instructional design, Crystal is able to connect theory to practice resulting in transformational workplace learning experiences and online courses.

As an alumna of University of Houston’s Bauer College of Business, Crystal received a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Marketing and Management. She also holds a Masters of Business Administration degree from American InterContinental University-Houston. Crystal is also a member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Incorporated. Currently, Mrs. Bessix is in her final year of the Doctorate of Philosophy in Leadership Studies program at Our Lady of the Lake University.

Patrick Butler, MMHRM

Vice President, Strategic Partnerships


In his role, Patrick provides executive-level leadership and client-centered support to edOpp’s clients. He will focus on setting the strategic direction of edOpp’s workplace learning solutions, retaining key accounts, and developing new clients.

Patrick brings to edOpp nearly 15 years of experience in corporate learning, account management, and business development leadership. Most recently, he served for eight years in a regional leadership role leading workforce development professionals in the Southeast and Midwest territories. Collectively, they developed and maintained business partnerships with the nation’s leading companies and organizations. While with University Phoenix, he led teams that focused on provider and channel partner market growth, leading to successful partnerships with companies like Wal-Mart, AT&T, Quicken Loans, Finish Line, Blue Cross Blue Shield (SC), City of Columbia SC, and Palmetto Health Richland.

“Patrick is truly a leader in developing corporate learning partnerships with a proven track record,” said Crystal L. Bessix, president of edOpp. “His ability to develop strong relationships and anticipate how edOpp can best serve current and future clients will greatly benefit edOpp as we aim to transform how learning is delivered in the workplace. Patrick’s drive and determination will allow edOpp to continue expanding our strategic partnerships while providing better service to our existing clients.”

Discover why edOpp is the strategic and creative partner to help you work with purpose.