Alfonso Cornish

Finance Committee Appointee
Parish Council

Alfonso joined the Basilica in 2015 after relocating to Minneapolis from his hometown of Washington, D.C. Alfonso is energized by putting his Catholic faith into action through service as a member of the Basilica and in the Greater Twin Cities community. 

Alfonso is passionate about working with youth to shape the minds of future leaders. He currently coaches high school and AAU basketball. Alfonso strives to teach life lessons through the sport by sharing his vast experience, enthusiasm, and knowledge of the game. His goal is to be a positive role model and to help each player develop as a complete individual and basketball player.  

In his free time, Alfonso enjoys working out, reading, cooking, and hanging out with his dog, Yasper. Alfonso currently works for Target Corporation and holds an undergraduate degree in accounting and an MBA from Florida A&M University and a Juris Doctor from the University of Wisconsin Law School. He resides in South Minneapolis.