North American Meat Institute is a private company headquartered in Washington, DC, with operations in US. The firm operates as a association for meat processors. Julie Anna Potts is the current CEO of the company.The firm's website shows the following as a description of the company: The North American Meat Institute, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff, is the leading voice for the meat and poultry industry. Formed from the 2015 merger of the American Meat Institute and North American Meat Association, the Institute has a rich, century-long history and provides essential member services including legislative, regulatory, scientific, international and public affairs representation. NAMI's mission is to shape a public policy environment in which the meat and poultry industry can produce wholesome products safely, efficiently and profitably. Together, the Institute's members produce the vast majority of U.S. beef, pork, lamb and poultry and the equipment, ingredients and services needed for the highest quality products.