Marty received his masters degree in social work from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in 2005.
He is currently a social work supervisor and former Child/Adult Protective Services Specialist for Child Welfare Services where he investigated allegations of child sex abuse.
Marty serves on the School of Social Work Dean's Board of Advisors, and is President of the Alumni and Friends of the School of Social Work.
Marty Oliphant is also the former director of the Hawaii Mentoring Initiative and conducted mentor trainings and provided technical assistance to agencies and programs enhancing and developing mentoring programs.
has worked with agencies including Big Brothers Big Sisters, YMCA, Waikiki Community Center, and Goodwill Industries