About Us

The Flexible Retirement Planner was created in 2006 by Random Walk Ventures LLC and has undergone several updates over the years.  Random Walk Ventures LLC is committed to building and continuously improving financial modeling software that is powerful, flexible and easy to use. 

Jim Richmond is the founder and President of Random Walk Ventures, LLC.  He has over 25 years of experience in the computer software industry, including management and executive positions at both large firms and startups.  Jim is named inventor on a handful of computer networking and network security patents and was a participant in the development of the IEEE 802.1D and 802.1Q networking standards. 

In 2016, Jim joined the advisory board of OnTrajectory.com, a financial technology startup that’s created a high-fidelity financial planner that maps out users’ financial trajectories using income(s), investments, assets, and expenses all in one graph displaying a user’s financial future.

In addition to his work in the computer industry, from 2000 to 2010 Jim worked part time teaching undergraduate finance at a local college.  He holds a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science and an MBA. Jim is also a volunteer small business counselor at SCORE.

If you find something on the site interesting, confusing, or just plain wrong, please don’t hesitate to post it on the support forum or send an email to info@flexibleRetirementPlanner.com.