New “Ask the Expert” service offered by incorporates Brainsy’s leading edge Expert Calling Network (ECN(R)) platform to provide a system for HR Professionals to get paid when consulting or advising others by phone.

Washington, DC — announced the launch of “Ask the Expert” today at the Association for Talent Development (ATD) annual summit. For the first time ever, this innovative new service of connects HR industry consultants and subject matter experts with others via paid telephone calls. An automated payment platform allows experts to be compensated for discussing capsules of advice for professionals seeking guidance.

“Quality HR advice is critical to organizations of all sizes and never before has there been a service which enabled people to access and pay for HR expertise for short duration telephone calls,” Debbie McGrath, Chief Instigator and CEO, “This is particularly of value to our membership which includes a range of expertise from experienced accomplished executives to HR professionals looking to upgrade their careers or even troubleshoot a workplace scenario. Our community is all about sharing resources.”

Over 218,000 U.S.-based members of the professional community are eligible as experts in the Ask the Expert service, instantly creating the world’s largest network of HR expertise that can be accessed on-demand. HR professionals or consumers from most countries around the world can access Ask the Expert experts for 15, 30, or 60 minute phone consultations.

“We’re pleased that has chosen Brainsy’s Expert Calling Network platform as the foundation for’s Ask the Expert service,” stated Tom McKeown, Chief Marketing Officer of Brainsy. “Through custom-built APIs, we’ve integrated with the platform to make our innovative service available to the vast community. We also think this serves as a showcase for how Brainsy can support other social networks or communities that seek to strengthen their communities with Ask an Expert functionality.”

Experts may participate in the Ask the Expert service to generate leads and new business opportunities. Others may elect to participate for the ease and convenience in the system’s automated billing and collection. Initially, experts are limited to U.S.-based experts although consumers may access those experts from almost every country in the world. Interested members can visit to enroll as an expert.

About equips and certifies leading edge HR professionals with best practices, tips and knowledge to be the best at their game, to develop their career paths and job marketability to increase their own market value. The community of over 280,000 professionals worldwide, then cooperate and network with each other in mastering the Art of HR. They in turn help their companies maintain current and successful HR programs and processes while fostering successful work environments that are also compliant to avoid expensive lawsuits and legal actions. More information at: contact:
Debbie McGrath, Chief Instigator and CEO

About Brainsy, Inc.
Brainsy offers patented Software as a Service (SaaS) to power Expert Calling Networks (ECN(R)) and showcase authors, mentors, subject matter experts, or advisors paid to share knowledge over the phone. Associations deploying a branded ECN can support members and earn non-dues revenue. Participating authors, mentors, advisors, and experts can boost their online profile, earn revenue, and win new clients. Brainsy is backed by successful entrepreneurs-turned-Angels and is a portfolio company of TomorrowVentures, founded by Alphabet (formerly Google) Chairman, Eric Schmidt. More information at: