Claire-Lise Hurlot began her career at Crédit Agricole in 1992 as a marketing analyst at the Dordogne Regional Bank. Starting in 1994, she held a range of positions in marketing for specialised markets and agriculture at the Charente Périgord Regional bank. She was a General Management attaché between 2001 and 2006.
In 2006, she joined the Finistère Regional Bank as Director of Consumer and Professional Markets, before working as Director of Marketing, Communication and Mutualism from 2007 to 2010.
At the Réunion Regional Bank, she served as Director of the Retail Banking Network from 2010 to 2015 and was appointed Customer Relations Director in 2015. In 2017 she was named Deputy Managing Director of the Réunion Regional Bank in charge of Transformation and Territories.