Meet The Team

Who we are.
HBA Builder of the Year/Developer of the Year

David S. Compo

Starting at the age of 12, David S. Compo began to refine his skills at architectural drawing. By 15, he was doing the majority of the working plans for his parents building company, James D. Compo, Inc., a family business where he worked for 33 years. Since then, David has been designing and building his own company, Compo Builders Inc, Inc., which he co-owns with his brother, Christopher. As the sons of past BIA president Janet Compo, and her late husband, James, the Compo brothers are carrying on a long tradition of building quality one-of-a-kind custom homes as well as additions, finished lower levels and other residential and commercial remodeling projects. Throughout his long career, David has overseen the building of homes for over 400 southeast Michigan families in addition to hundreds more remodeling and indoor pool projects.

David's interview on The Inside Out Guys:


Donna Sonberger

Donna has worked in the accounting department for Compo Builders Inc, Inc for over 20 years. She oversees all the accounts payable/receivable and payroll. She is married with 2 kids and enjoys weekend family trips, occasional visits to the casino to play cards, bowling and trying out new recipes.

Vice President

Christopher Compo

Christopher James Compo is oldest son of the prominent husband & wife design/build team, Jim & Janet Compo. Chris has 40+ years of experience in many aspects of the building industry. He is a master carpenter with a range of skills including framing, trim, cabinetry and furniture making. He also has years of experience in architectural drawing and CAD design. He holds certifications through National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) as a Certified Graduate Remodelor (CGR), Certified Aging-in Place Specialist (CAPS), and Certified Green Builder (CGB). Chris has completed over 1000 remodeling projects including additions, kitchen, bathrooms, finished lower levels, decks and gazebos. In addition, he has run over 100 homes ranging into the millions. He loves being creative and has been an avid amateur photographer for many years. He opened Ameri-Comp Home Inspectors, a home and commercial property inspection business in 1987 and is available as an expert witness with his years of experience in all aspects of the building trades. He hopes to expand into the home maintenance area as there has been considerable interest with our past clients. In his retirement years, he dreams of owning a Bed & Breakfast with his wife Lisa and spending more time with his 5 children and 4 grandchildren.

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