Our Team

Alex Shtaerman – President

Alex founded RiotSound in 2003 shortly after earning his MBA from the Penn State University Smeal School of Business.

Dylan McBreen – Director of Operations

Our Operations Manager at RiotSound, Dylan ensures that all facets of our retail operations run smoothly while meeting the expectations of our clients and customers. Outside of RiotSound, Dylan owns an indie record label, runs a weekly podcast and is an established Hip Hop artist in the New Jersey music scene.

Christian Monal – Accounts Manager

Our Accounts Manager, Christian, oversees our accounting department, as well as our inventory management system. Christian also performs various financial analysis tasks and contributes to our analytics strategy. Outside of RiotSound, Christian is one part of the Just Some Average Guys Podcast and enjoys long walks on the beach.


Layla Amini – Marketing Maven

Based between London and NYC, Layla handles a variety of marketing duties, both orthodox and unorthodox in nature. Outside of RiotSound Layla is an accomplished singer / songwriter, formerly signed to RCA / BMG. Layla is presently writing and recording new material slated to be released under her new indie label venture.