Who we are:

Our management team is diverse, highly motivated and experienced in the key elements to make CBG successful.


Michael Mentikov


33 years Construction Management

Mr. Mentikov has been heavily involved in marketing and promotion of the company since its formation in 2009.  His experience includes construction management, project management, civil, structural, mechanical and electrical capabilities.


Earl R. Decker

Vice President – Patent Holder

24 years Management, Design/Engineering

Author and original developer of the system and patent.

Mr. Decker was trained in the fundamentals of heat treating in his family business.    This experience resulted in providing him skilled management practices.  Mr. Decker has also managed a business involving trenchless technology highlighting innovative robotic repairs of city infrastructures as well as having years of experience in the construction industry.


Douglas MacPherson

Director of Operations – Patent Holder

34 years Plant Engineering/Electrical

Mr. MacPherson is a Certified Master Electrician for the past 36 years.  Prior to that he was a manager of Mr. Decker’s family business.  Mr. MacPherson has extensive manufacturing experience and is instrumental in new system designs and deployment.


Vincent Harkins

Chief Financial Officer

35 years Finance, General Management, Project Management

BBA Accounting James Madison University, Virginia.  Mr. Harkins has a thirty-two-year history of employment at ALCOA involved in managing global business units specializing in buildings and construction.  He was involved in several new start up business and offices globally.  He has been involved with Carbon Black Global since 2014. He manages the financial side of this business.