Jeff Etheredge was hired as chief executive officer of Integrity Funds Distributor Inc., Minot, N.D., the distribution arm of Integrity Mutual Funds Inc. The position is new. Mr. Etheredge, who is based in Fort Worth, Texas, also will serve as national sales manager for Integrity's 16 mutual funds. Mr. Etheredge said he's returning to the industry after pursuing other interests for the past two years. Most recently he was national sales manager for Wells Fargo Funds in San Francisco.