Wishing Al a Very Happy Birthday!
Alton “Al” Cornella was born April 2, 1947. His grandparents homesteaded in Perkins County. His family moved to Hettinger, ND in the early 1950’s. He graduated from Hettinger High School in 1965 and joined the U. S. Navy shortly after graduation. In 1969, he moved to Rapid City, SD. After working in the commercial refrigeration business, he founded his own firm, Alton Cornella Refrigeration Service Inc, in 1975.
Al has been active in numerous organizations involving business, community service, and government. He has also served on various local, state and federal boards and commissions dealing with military issues, environmental regulation, and economic development.