5/25/2017 - Town Welcomes Three New Businesses

The Fairfield Department of Community & Economic Development is pleased to welcome Mercer Advisors, Center for Discovery and Vertical Addiction to Fairfield. All three recently celebrated ribbon cuttings or grand opening events, adding to an already vibrant and diverse business base.

Established in 1985, Mercer Advisors Inc. is a total wealth management firm that provides comprehensive, fee-only investment management, financial planning, family office services, retirement benefits and distribution planning, estate planning, and tax management services to affluent individuals. Mercer Advisors is the parent company of Mercer Global Advisors, one of the largest Registered Investment Advisors and financial planning firms in the U.S. with over $ 9.7 billion in assets under management and more than 6,400 clients. Headquartered in Santa Barbara, California, Mercer Advisors is privately held, has over 190 employees, and operates nationally through 21 branch offices across the country. The Fairfield office is located in the Brickwalk Tower at 1261 Post Road, and headed by Kevin Brady, Branch Manager and Client Advisor. For more information, visit


The Center for Discovery provides residential treatment for teens experiencing a variety of mental health disorders, including anxiety, depression and adoption/attachment issues in a safe and supportive environment. Discovery is an in-network provider with all major insurance carriers and provides complimentary insurance verification and free, confidential assessments. Based in California, the Center for Discovery has been providing compassionate care and residential treatment for women and teens for over 20 years. For more information, visit


Named the top large studio in New England in 2014, Vertical Addiction recently opened its second Connecticut location in the Sportsplex at Fairfield, located at 85 Mill Plain Road. Vertical Addiction is an aerial fitness studio offering pole fitness, aerial hoop, aerial hammock, silks, flexibility and more. Owner Ashly Popoli brings a background in competitive gymnastics and a degree in business management to her studios, which provide classes to persons of all ages and abilities. Ashley also continues to compete and last year was chosen as one of the 8 female finalists for the first US Aerial Championship in NYC. For more information visit