Allstate Megastar: Junaid Ghoghari

Senior Team Leader, Operations, ASPL India

#AllstateMegastarsSeason3 Phase 1 stories are about Allstaters going above and beyond during the crisis. Set on the backdrop of pandemic working, this is the final story in the series that explored new ways to excel at home and work. Junaid is one of our Megastars for this season and this is his story of living 'Our Shared Purpose'.

Junaid Ghonghari
"Our Shared Purpose is vital to our success. On the feedback from my leader that I had to improve my interpersonal skills, I decided to nominate myself to join the Inspire Table Group. As a result, I was able to contribute directly and help develop the plan for the year in the claims team."
Junaid Ghonghari sitting at his desk at home.

Junaid belongs to the bustling city of Mumbai, he joined Allstate in 2019. He manages the Esurance team filing claims with third party carriers and Pune dispatch team that handles customer vehicle repairs on time.

Junaid carried over 14 years of experience & moved to Pune on the recommendation of a friend. From the get-go he showcased innate leadership skills, leading his team to be the first to get validation.

Junaid has led his team to multiple achievements, being awarded the Best Team & Best Leader in October 2019 as well as Quarter 2, 2020. In Quarter 4, 2020 Junaid led his team to win the Best Team Award, yet again! Within 18 months at Allstate, he was promoted to Senior Team Manager.

a group of people posing for the camera.

Identifying communication & presentation skills to be improved in his team, in collaboration with L&LD- he facilitated weekly presentations under the 'Unleash Your Potential' programme to the Stateside, leading team members to being promoted to Operations Retainers and Quality Analysts.

a group of people posing for a photo.
a group of people posing for a photo.

Junaid also played an integral role in assisting the Training Team with RCPS on validation failures in transitions, identifying the cause and developing solutions to achieve 1FTE Efficiency.

He has also worked on an organisational level initiative that works closely with payments process for consolidating data from various teams involved in this work type.

His drive exceeds just his work, he helped his friend get back on his feet, helping him start a business and providing food & medicine to people during the pandemic. He has also organised a camp and food drive for 60-70 labourers with the help of his society.

Two men practicing yoga.

Along with his passion for gardening, he coaches the kids in his society in cricket, out of his undying passion for the sport.
The pandemic brought him closer to his family & daughters, with whom he practices Yoga every morning.

"I host 50-60 plants in my house itself. With the help of an organisation, I arranged for a tree plantation drive in our society."

Junaid and daughter potting a plant.

"Thanks to my entire team for their efforts and a special thanks to Vaishnavi Chavan, Srividya Subramanyam & Shibu Zacharia for trust & mentorship and giving me a platform to perform better."

Junaid and teamwith co-workers.

Junaid and team

"I'd also like to thank my loving and supportive wife, Sania for whom I'm most grateful. I'd also like to thank my parents for their blessings!"

Junaid with his wife.
Junaid with his children.
Junaid with his family.

About #AllstateMegastars

The Allstate Megastars campaign seeks to reinforce the company EVP and build employee advocacy. In the first phase of its third season, the Megastars campaign focused on the theme of new norms of work-life harmony and Our Shared Purpose. Through employee stories, the campaign showed how Allstate India can continue to be a great place to work, and uphold values even in remote working. The second phase will now focus on building Technology Aptitude. Stay tuned for more.

Contact: Prakash Katariya (pkatd@allstate.com).