Principals


Kevin R. McCarthy, Founder and Principal

MoonRaker Associates delivers global transportation and logistics advice and hands-on operations guidance to enhance the security, resilience, and efficiency of critical operations..

Founder, Kevin McCarthy, has been a sought after advisor to the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security; the US House of Representatives Select Committee on Homeland Security and The White House. In the private sector he has been integrally involved with developing intelligence businesses and operational deployment of aviation assets in conflict zones and developing regions.



Captain McCarthy has over 33 years of experience flying US military and commercial aircraft, his final command was the B-777 in worldwide operations. A Director in the Air Line Pilots Association International (ALPA), he created the industry’s first Office of Intelligence & Emerging Threats and was instrumental in establishing the Federal Flight Deck Officer program for the Transportation Security Administration, Department of Homeland Security; serving in the first cadre of sworn officers to go on duty protecting US airliners.

Kevin is also a founder & Chief Operating Officer of 7Tunnels, Inc., a company providing quantum-proof non-mathematically based encryption technology. Quantum computing is no longer science fiction — it is science fact; IBM is offering 50 Q-bit computing power through their cloud services making all current encryption methodologies vulnerable to exploitation. Kevin brings extensive global experience in operations, transportation, national security, and counter-terrorism to lead 7Tunnels engagement throughout a wide range of corporate opportunities where maintaining data integrity has become the holy grail.

A graduate of West Chester University, PA, he received advanced intelligence officer education at The Centre for Counterintelligence and Security Studies, Arlington, VA, and is a graduate of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, Glynco, GA.




Reports & Lectures

Kevin authored the Aviation Security portion of Counterterrorism: Bridging Operations and Theory - A Terrorism Research Center Book published in 2015, and was a consulting subject matter expert on the project: Operational and Business Continuity Planning for Prolonged Airport Disruptions, published Nov 2013. The latter project for the Airport Cooperative Research Program sponsored by the FAA and managed by the National Academies through the Transportation Research Board. Heritage Foundation engaged him as a contributor to the report Maritime Security: Fighting Piracy in the Gulf of Aden and Beyond, June 2009.

The American Committees on Foreign Relations have Kevin on their distinguished speakers list as a guest lecturer on issues of global security operations.