Jason is a “retired” scientist and biotechnology executive. After working for 23 years, he achieved his FIRE goals and left the workplace. He now pursues a variety of interests including travel, cooking, brewing beer, and writing on the next phase is NOW blog.

FIRE Status: achieved FI May 2019 and left his job June 2020

Eric is a practicing residential architect, author, photographer, content creator + founder of 30X40 Design Workshop. He makes videos about architecture, designs simple modern homes + shares his process online from the LongStudio.

FIRE Status: target FI date June 2024