Kathryn McLees, Timothy Bray and Timothy Howell were hired as regional vice presidents of sales at ICON Advisors, confirmed spokeswoman Cynthia Crossland. The $5.6 billion firm runs the ICON family of mutual funds and separate accounts. Ms. McLees will be responsible for sales in Pennsylvania in the new position; she was an outside sales executive for Lincoln Investment Planning, a financial adviser and broker dealer. Mr. Bray will be responsible for sales in Minnesota and Wisconsin and replaces Al Wichman, who left due to medical reasons. Mr. Bray was regional vice president at Enterprise Fund Distributors, responsible for sales of AXA Enterprise mutual funds, said Jack Schilt, president of Enterprise. Mr. Howell will cover the mid-Atlantic region for ICON, also a new position; he was divisional sales director for fixed and variable annuities at Protective Life Insurance.