Raffi Meneshian is an adjunct lecturer at the American University of Armenia (AUA), where he teaches marketing, advertising, and professional communication. He holds an MBA (Marketing) and BA (Political Science) from the University of Massachusetts. Raffi owns and operates Pomegranate Music, a record label that produces, promotes, and markets world and classical music worldwide. He is a member of the Recording Academy, where he holds an annual vote for the Grammy Awards. Raffi previously was a contributing writer for Global Rhythm, the largest global music lifestyle magazine in the world. He has worked in the marketing and sales realm within the insurance industry for established companies such as John Hancock, Automobile Association of America (AAA), Hub International, and Insurance Services Office (ISO), as well as a San Francisco-based startup company called ClearCare Online. He was awarded the Boghos Noubar Medal from the Republic of Armenia in 2017.