Expertise: Financial, Sales and Operations
Experience: 11 years
Junaid Lughmani is Vice President at Roberts & Ryan. He is a veteran of the US Army and the Global War on Terrorism.
Mr. Lughmani is the first transitioning service member to have been hired by the firm, where he began his career in financial services.
Mr. Lughmani is a Pakistani American, who is fluent in the Pashto, Urdu, and Hindi languages. After graduating from college, Mr. Lughmani spent three years embedded with US troops and intelligence officials in Afghanistan, serving as a civilian translator and political advisor. In this capacity, he served as a liaison between the US and Afghan governments and conducted interrogations and intelligence gathering of interned Taliban and al-Qaeda enemy combatants.
After returning home, Mr. Lughmani joined the US Army. He was commissioned as a Lieutenant and served as an Infantry Rifle Platoon Leader, deploying to Afghanistan, where he led his platoon during multiple combat missions.
Throughout his career, Mr. Lughmani has been uniquely positioned to provide US military personnel with guidance and assistance on the intricacies of Afghan and Islamic culture, helping to bridge the intellectual and cultural gap and strengthening relationships between the American and Afghan people.
Mr. Lughmani holds SIE, FINRA Series 7 and 63 licenses.
Education and Service
Junaid Lughmani is a graduate of the State University of New York at Buffalo with a BA in Communications. Mr. Lughmani is a Lieutenant in the US Army.