DAVIS, Calif. May 23, 2017: Carole Bustamante has been with UC Davis for 27 years. She spent the first 11 years as an Assistant 1 at the Central Storehouse, a position she applied for upon insistence from a friend who asked Carole to join her for moral support and simultaneously apply for the same position. She spent an additional five years at the Storehouse ship out desk where she met many of her coworkers. After 16 years with Central Storehouse, Carole moved to the Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Department and worked her way up to the position of Business Office Manager. In 2008, she joined the Department of Biomedical Engineering as a Business Office Manager Business Office Manager and Contracts and Grants Analyst.