CEO & Cofounder of HopSkipDrive

Joanna McFarland

Joanna McFarland is the CEO and Cofounder of HopSkipDrive, the innovator in youthtransportation. HopSkipDrive is a ride  service that helps families and schools that gets kids where they need to go safely and dependably with a network of more than 5,000 highly vetted CareDrivers. HopSkipDrive currently serves 12 markets in 7 states, and works with over 170 schools and districts as well as thousands of families every day. Before co-founding HopSkipDrive in 2014, Joanna spent 15 years in product management, building and scaling businesses for top technology brands, including WeddingChannel, Green Dot, and In addition, Joanna spent the first part of her career in investment banking and private equity. Joanna has an MBA from Stanford University and a BS from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.