“We obviously want you to know that Herschel is not just somebody we brought up on stage,” McWilliams said. “He is a partner in Momentis.”
Walker’s campaign did not respond to CNN’s requests for comment.
In 2014, the Massachusetts attorney general’s office alleged that the multi-level marketing practices pushed by Just Energy and Momentis’ salespeople falsely represented or misled customers about Just Energy’s products, including that the products would save customers money, were offered through a state-run program and that the company made special efforts to purchase state-based renewable energy.
Former employees of both companies did not return CNN’s request to speak to them.
Walker has not spoken about his tech company often but in one 2013 podcast he said the company had a first ever patented eCommerce video platform.