Mario is the President for Holt Lunsford Commercial Real Estate in Texas. He has been the President of Family Legacy Missions International, the President of East-West Ministries International, and the President and CEO of Pine Cove Christian Camps. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California Business School.

Lynelle is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Southern Methodist University and a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors. Lynelle is a counselor specializing in trauma, and is the author of Choose Words, Choose Life.

Mario and Lynelle live in Dallas, TX, and have seven adult children, and twelve grandchildren.