About Derek Mitchell

Derek Mitchell - Ride Rental Cars

Derek Mitchell is an accomplished entrepreneur and the founder of Ride Rental Cars, a leading car rental company that provides affordable and reliable transportation solutions to customers in the Southeast.

Mitchell was raised in Danville, Virginia and developed a passion for entrepreneurship at an early age. He attended Virginia Tech and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History, with a minor in Hospitality and Tourism, which equipped him with the skills and knowledge he needed to succeed in the business world.

After graduation, Mitchell began working for Aaron’s, a leader in the Sales and Lease Ownership Industry, where he gained valuable experience in the industry. He quickly rose through the ranks, and soon became a franchisee for several locations. During his time in this role, he identified several areas where he believed the industry could be improved, and he began to develop a plan to create his own car rental company.

In 2019, Mitchell founded Ride Rental Cars along with his business partner Brian Jones, which quickly grew into a thriving business with locations in several communities. The company has been praised for its commitment to customer service, affordability, and reliability, and has become a trusted provider of transportation solutions to customers.

Mitchell is known for his innovative approach to business, and his ability to identify and capitalize on emerging trends in the market. He is highly respected figure in the rental industry and is frequently called upon to speak at conferences and events.

In addition to his work with Ride Rental Cars, Mitchell is also actively involved in philanthropy and community service. He is a strong supporter of several charities and non-profit organizations including Ride C.A.R.E.S, the Boys and Girls Club of America, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Virginia Tech Athletic Fund, Young Life, and is dedicated to making a positive impact on the world around him.

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