Who We Are

Russ Stein


Raised in a Deaf family in New York, Russell Stein obtained his Business Management degree from Gallaudet University. After working under Relay America and then Communication Services for the Deaf, he gained the experience to begin a consulting business. He is also a dynamic speaker on a variety of entrepreneurial topics.

Melody Stein


Born to a family of entrepreneurs in Hong Kong, Melody Stein gets her inspiration from her father’s business ventures. As a Deaf entrepreneur, her dream of running a restaurant came true when Mozzeria was launched in San Francisco in 2011. Melody also runs an online clothing retail site, MxT 2510,  with her daughter, Taysia. 

Learn more about our mozzeria story in these videos!

Deaf Mozzeria staff communicate with food

The story of San Francisco’s deaf-owned pizzeria

why Yantern?

Yantern's Mission for the Deaf Community

Have a business idea, but you’re not sure where to start?  This is a common feeling entrepreneurs have when starting up a business. Through our online webinars, one-on-one consulting and virtual conferences, we are committed to helping you prepare and launch your business venture.

What We Do

Achieve your goals with Yantern.


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