CEO | Founder
Noreen is a seasoned entrepreneur, a former Senior Advisor for a successful international real estate firm, and a mother of two children. As a mother whose children are involved in extracurricular activities, she was faced with the challenges of balancing schedules, events, after-school activities, and her career. A graduate of Pine Manor College, Noreen resides in Washington, D.C. with her children and enjoys giving back to her community.
"When you must be in multiple places at once it becomes very difficult to balance two children, their activities, and your career. RYDES is a necessary service. As a parent, I feel relieved knowing that my family can use RYDES to safely get to where they need to be." - Noreen Butler
Chief Technical Officer
Experienced consulting and operational leader with P&L accountability for projects at companies ranging in size from Fortune 50 to early stage startups. Operational responsibility includes sales, customer care, back office, acquisition and market opportunity assessments across multiple industries.
Clarence David Hinton Jr.
Chief Transportation Officer
A native Washingtonian, Clarence is a transportation specialist with over 35 years of experience. In 2009, he joined DTT Transportation Services, LLC, as Operations Manager. In 2013, he was promoted to chief operating officer at CDH Transportation Group, LLC (The parent company of DTT). Clarence had a vision of safely transporting college students: in 2011 he helped create the nightlife shuttle which still safely transports over 1,000 college students every week.
Jeff Hoffman is a successful entrepreneur, proven CEO, worldwide motivational speaker, published author, film producer, and a producer of a Grammy-winning jazz album in 2015. He has been the founder of multiple startups, has been the CEO of both public and private companies, and has served as a senior executive in many capacities. Jeff has been part of a number of well-known companies, including Priceline.com. uBid.com, ColorJar, and more.
Carl B. Johnson, is a licensed private investigator and cyber-security professional with over 15 years experience in background screening, traditional and eDiscover investigations. He holds an exceptional ability to conduct extensive research with a wide range of tools to mitigate risk for employers.