Marlo Oliveros Lopez was born and raised in Manila, Philippines. He attended De La Salle University, BYU-Hawaii, BYU, and the University of Utah. He is married to Memnet P. Lopez and has lived in the Philippines, Hawaii, Guam, and Utah. He served his mission in the Philippines Cebu Mission and later presided over the Philippines Bacolod Mission. He is a member of the 17 Ward, Salt Lake Stake. He is currently working as curriculum specialist for the Seminaries and Institutes of Religion.